Trade effluent charges

For information about Trade Effluent charges or queries about your Trade Effluent bill, contact your retailer. All Trade Effluent services will be billed through your retailer apart from the non-standard charges below.

All Trade Effluent services will be billed through your retailer apart from the non-standard charges below. Southern Water will charge you directly for the non-standard charges below and you will receive these invoices separately.

Recovery of incurred costs

Including:

  • The recovery of extraordinary costs incurred by Southern Water due to an event caused by you; this includes, but is not limited to, damage to our assets or increased operational costs.
  • The recovery of costs incurred by Southern Water in respect of pre-emptive measures undertaken by us to minimise the impact on our assets in anticipation of a breach or breaches of your trade effluent consent.

Formal sampling charge

The recovery of costs incurred by Southern Water in respect of formal sampling undertaken in accordance with our policies and procedures, due to the failure to comply with your consent.

Charges

Type Charge
Recovery of Incurred Costs Determined on an individual incident basis
Formal Sampling Charge £150 per sample