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Your Complete Guide to Utilities in Moldgreen

If you just moved and have some questions about Moldgreen? Our complete guide to utilities in Moldgreen will explain in detail everything there is to know about broadband, area codes, power generation and energy distributors, and Moldgreen water and sewerage. Keep reading to learn everything about utilities in Moldgreen.

About Moldgreen, West Yorkshire

Moldgreen HD5 has a population of 1,623 and is located in the county of West Yorkshire. West Yorkshire has a population of 2,320,214 people.

Who supplies my water in Moldgreen?

Moldgreen water services are provided by Yorkshire Water. Below are the main phone numbers for Yorkshire Water:

How to reach your water provider in Moldgreen

Ringing a contact number for Yorkshire Water is one of many options to discuss your Moldgreen water problems.

In the table below you will find the telephone numbers for Yorkshire Water general enquiries and emergencies.

Yorkshire Water contact number Yorkshire Water Emergency contact number
0345 124 2424 0800 573 553
Mon-Fri 8am-6pm, Sat 9am-5pm, Emergencies 24/7/365
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Write to Yorkshire Water

Additionally, you can communicate with Yorkshire Water, by composing a letter or sending an email. You can even send your message through the Yorkshire Water website.

If you prefer to write a letter to Yorkshire Water can do so by writing to the Yorkshire Water address below:

Yorkshire Water Address
Western House, Halifax Road
Bradford
BD6 2SZ

Cost of water in Moldgreen

Water bill in Moldgreen

Water rates in Moldgreen depend on whether your home has a water meter or not. It's easy to find out if your Moldgreen water rates are metered or not by checking your water bill or by contacting your supplier. Homes with metered Moldgreen water rates will have a meter number listed on their water bills.

Metered Customers in Moldgreen

Customers who have a water meter installed at their Moldgreen home will pay a fixed annual charge, plus a charge for each cubic meter (m3) that's used. The fixed charge is to cover the essential running costs of Yorkshire Water. Whilst the variable charges cover the consumption at your Moldgreen home.

Unmetered Customers in Moldgreen

Customers who don't have a meter at their Moldgreen home will pay an annual charge for their water consumption. This charge is fixed, this means you will pay the same amount regardless of the amount of water you use at your Moldgreen home.

Water rates for unmetered customers in Moldgreen will be based on the rateable value of your home. The rateable value calculation of your Moldgreen water rates will have been determined by the local council in the 90s and are unlikey to have changed since then.

Should I get a water meter installed? You need to consider how much water you consume per year. If you have a small family, or live alone, getting a water meter for your Moldgreen could be cheaper.

Customers with big families are probably not going to save money by getting a water meter installed.

How much is the average water bill in Moldgreen?

The average water bill Moldgreen residents are being charged is £15.50 monthly, which works out at £186 annually.

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How do I pay my Moldgreen water bill?

You will first need to register with Yorkshire Water. Once you've registered an account with Yorkshire Water, you will be able to choose your preferred payment method, such as:

  • Direct Debit
  • Online payments
  • Pay over the phone
  • Bank transfer
  • Payment by cheque
  • Payment card

You should also be able to choose how frequently you pay your Moldgreen bill. Whilst some customers prefer to make a single annual payment, other customers might like to set up quarterly, monthly, or even weekly payments instead. As soon as you've set up your Yorkshire Water account, you will be able to choose your preferred payment method and frequency.

Can I switch the water supplier in Moldgreen?

Unfortunately, your water supplier is fixed and depends on the catchment area based on your postcode. As a customer in Moldgreen HD5, your water supplier is Yorkshire Water.

Since April 2017, business water customers have been able to switch water suppliers. You can find out if your business is eligible in our guide to switching water suppliers.

Moldgreen Water Frequently Asked Questions

Below we have answers to the most frequently asked questions that customers in Moldgreen have about their water supply.

Frequently Asked Questions About Water in Moldgreen

Is water from the tap in Moldgreen safe to drink?

Yes! It's safe to drink the tap water in Moldgreen. You can rest assured that Moldgreen water meets high standards making it safe to drink. The UK Drinking Water Inspectorate has rated Moldgreen water quality 99.94% in overall mean zonal compliance, meaning that your water is safe to drink. It is not required to boil or filter Moldgreen water to make it drinkable.

Where does the water in Moldgreen come from?

There are three main sources of water that supply Moldgreen:

  • Surface sources - 93%
  • Groundwater sources - 6%
  • Mixed sources - 1%

How hard is the water in Moldgreen

While rainwater itself is relatively soft, water hardness can change through the water cycle. As rainwater filters through rocks, it picks up minerals, such as magnesium and calcium. The more minerals the water picks up, the harder is your water considered.

The water hardness rating in Moldgreen is fewer than 60ppm, that means the water hardness in in Moldgreen is rated as soft water.

What does this mean?

The water being supplied to your home in Moldgreen contains just trace amounts of hard water minerals. soft water means your clothes should be softer after washing, and your appliances more efficient. It also means less limescale build-up in your home appliances meaning they should not break down as often.

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Water softener isn't needed at your home in Moldgreen.

Moldgreen No Water

If you don't have any running water in your Moldgreen home, you need to find out if the issue is to do with your home plumbing or if the problem is a widespread issue affecting Moldgreen.

If there is no water at your Moldgreen home, is it only affecting cold water or hot water? If you don't have hot water but have cold water, the issue is probably going to be with your home plumbing and not a problem affecting Moldgreen.

If there is no cold water, not even a trickle, contact Yorkshire Water for help. You can also try the following:

  1. Look at the "In Your Area" sections on the Yorkshire Water website for any information explaining the reason your home has no water.
  2. Have a look at the Twitter account for Yorkshire Water, they often post incident updates when there's a problem.
  3. Check with your neighbours to find out if they also have no water.
  4. Check that your stop tap is open.

Moldgreen water leak or flooding

Moldgreen water problems could be anything from flooding or a leak, to a burst water main in your Moldgreen home. So you must make sure you know who to contact and what to do and if you have a water emergency.

If you notice a water leak or flooding outside your Moldgreen property, you must do one of the following as soon as possible:

  1. Contact Yorkshire Water whether the problem is with clean water or wastewater.
  2. If you can go on the internet at your current location, go to the "report a leak" section of the Yorkshire Water website and complete the online form to report the issue.

Why does the water in Moldgreen taste strange?

If you detect a difference in smell or taste of your Moldgreen water this may be due to one of the following reasons:

  1. Chlorination is a safe way to ensure hygiene throughout the pipe network.
  2. Seasonal changes can affect it by infusing your Moldgreen water with a somewhat earthy aroma or taste.
  3. Plumbing can also contribute to the taste of your household water, adding metallic, salty, or rubbery hints to Moldgreen water.

If you have questions about your water's taste, smell, or appearance, you can speak to Yorkshire Water via the contact channels listed above.

Broadband Speed in Moldgreen HD5

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The speed of your broadband connection at your Moldgreen home can vary depending on several factors such as:

  • Availability of fibre
  • How far from the telephone exchange you are
  • Where you've placed your router
  • If you are connected with ethernet or wi-fi
  • Your broadband provider

Test how fast your internet is and see if it matches the average connection speed for Moldgreen with our quick and easy to use internet speed test tool.

Did you know that the average download speed in the UK is around 62.5Mbps?

Moldgreen Average Download Speed Moldgreen Average Upload Speed
79.23 Mbps 19.67 Mbps
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The way you choose to connect to the internet can affect the speed you get at your home in Moldgreen. An FTTP is currently the fastest broadband connection you can get in the UK at the time of writing, this has been rolled out to 31.83% of households in the UK.

The slowest way to access the internet is ADSL, in some remote parts of the UK it is the only means of connection that's available.

What should you consider when searching for a broadband provider in Moldgreen?

In 2022, the internet is about as important as any other utility, maybe even more important. So picking the right internet provider can be unnerving. To ease the pressure, we've covered four main points that you should consider when searching for a broadband provider in Moldgreen.

Availability

The first thing to consider whilst searching for a broadband provider in Moldgreen is the availability. The majority of homes in Moldgreen should be able to enjoy fibre or 'superfast' broadband connections, those living in rural homes may have limited access to the type of connection.

That being said, homes that have been built recently will likely have be able to get ultrafast FTTH because property developers will often choose to install the latest networks when building new homes.

Type of connection

What are the different types of connection in Moldgreen?

  • Fibre broadband
    • This is the fastest available internet connection in Moldgreen
    • There are two categories of fibre broadband connections, they are known as 'Superfast' and 'Full Fibre'
    • Superfast broadband gives you a minimum download speed of at least 24 Mbps.
    • A Full Fibre connection can currently reach speeds from 300 Mbps up to 1 Gbps.
  • ADSL or ADSL2
    • An older type of connection that is delivered through a standard telephone line.
    • Slower speeds up to 24 Mbps.
    • Available to the majority of Moldgreen homes.
  • Cable
    • A similar or even faster download speed than fibre broadband.
    • Only available with Virgin Media.
    • Availability can be limited in some parts of Moldgreen.
  • 4G/5G, Mobile, and Satellite Broadband
    • Speed depends on strength of the mobile coverage in Moldgreen.
    • Could prove more expensive unless you have an unlimited data tariff.
    • No special equipment required by tethering to your smartphone, though some mobile networks do not allow tethering.
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Moldgreen broadband value for money

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You also need to consider how much it costs for the broadband in Moldgreen. It's easy to find a broadband provider that's offering a low priced offer especially for new customers, however you might find the rate suddenly goes up. We recommend you double check the small print of the offer before you commit to a internet service in Moldgreen. Some providers will raise the price even whilst you're in contract. In the news recently, there was a BT price hike which affects millions of BT customers.

Moldgreen Broadband Reliability

How reliable the broadband is in Moldgreen must also be considered, with so many people that work from home on a part-time or full-time basis, we need to have a reliable internet connection to stay in touch with work is really important.

When we're relaxing we're streaming movies or playing online games with friends which without a reliable broadband connection at your Moldgreen home will be an important thing to consider.

Moldgreen broadband customer support

Our final tip, the customer service of your Moldgreen broadband internet is of utmost importance. You might never need to contact your broadband provider, but should the need to contact them arises then having solid customer service that is able to solve your issue in a fast and efficient manner is definitely something worth considering when making a decision for a broadband internet provider in Moldgreen.

Broadband FAQ

Below we've answered some our the most common questions that customers in Moldgreen have about their internet connection.

Broadband Frequently Asked Questions

How fast is the broadband in Moldgreen?

The average internet speed in Moldgreen is:

Moldgreen Average Download Speed Moldgreen Average Upload Speed
79.23 Mbps 19.67 Mbps

What do ADSL, Superfast, FTTC, FTTH, and FTTP actually mean?

To put it in simple terms, this means the kind of broadband internet connection.

  • ADSL: Asymmetric digital subscriber line - with this kind of broadband you can get speeds up to 24 Mbps. However, the speed reduces as you get further away from the telephone exchange.
  • Superfast: This type of fibre broadband has a download speed of at least 30 Mbps.
  • FTTC: Fibre To The Cabinet - this kind of fibre connection is first delivered to one of those green cabinets that you might have near your home in Moldgreen, from there it's connected to your home through your traditional copper wire telephone line.
  • FTTP/FTTH: Fibre To The Premises/Home - The connection is delivered using 100% fibre cables to your Moldgreen house. This means it's very fast and extremely reliable. At present, 31.83% of houses in the UK .

What speed internet is best for me?

That will be dependant on how you will use the internet. Have a look at the following table to find out which speed you should choose for a broadband service in Moldgreen.

Frequent internet uses Recommended Broadband Download Speed Up to 2 devices
Up to 2 devices Email, web browsing, working from home (WFH), light streaming, etc 10-25 Mbps Broadband
Maximum of 5 devices AAll of the above, online gaming and 4K streaming 50-100 Mbps Broadband
Over 5 devices All the above plus large file transfers or streaming your own video content on the web 100+ Mbps Broadband

What's the difference between 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz WiFi?

2.4ghz and 5ghz are two types of radio frequencies an internet router uses to transmit data to connected devices. 2.4Ghz WiFi travels across longer distances, but does so at slower speeds. 5Ghz WiFi signals don't have as much range, but your data will be transmitted faster.

What's the telephone area code for Moldgreen

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The telephone dialling code, sometimes called the area code, for Moldgreen is 01806. When making a call to someone in Moldgreen, and you're located in a different region, you must add 01806 to the number you're calling.

How much does an 01806 Moldgreen call cost?

If you have a call plan with your landline or mobile, the phone call should be included as part of your tariff. If calls are not included with your tariff, it should cost in the region of 10p per minute, plus the call set-up charge.

If you are unsure whether you have calls included in your tariff, please check with your provider before calling to avoid unexpected charges on your bill.

How many dialling codes does the UK have? There's a total of 645 telephone area codes in the UK. UK area codes can be three, four, or five digits long.

Gas and Electricity Supply in Moldgreen

Residents of Moldgreen can choose their own supplier for gas and electricity, but regardless of which supplier they choose, the electricity and gas will always be maintained and supplied by the network operator for the region.

We call them Distribution Network operators (DNOs) and they are the company that own, operates and maintains the infrastructure that connects your Moldgreen home to the gas network and electricity grid.

In many cases you won't need to speak to the Moldgreen distribution network operator, but should the need arise, you can easily find out which DNO is responsible for Moldgreen below.

You can also read more about what a Distribution Network Operator (DNO) does in our Distribution Network Operator guide

Electricity Distribution Network Operator in Moldgreen

The electricity distribution network operator for Moldgreen is Northern Powergrid - Yorkshire. You can find the Northern Powergrid - Yorkshire contact details in the table below:

Northern Powergrid - Yorkshire Contact Information
General Enquiries 0800 011 3332
Emergencies 0800 375 675
Email cus.serv@northernpowergrid.com
Website https://www.northernpowergrid.com/
Address RSXE-RCZX-XKBL, Manor House, Manor House
Penshaw, Houghton le Spring

There are six electricity distribution network operators in the UK:

  1. Electricity North West
  2. Northern Powergrid
  3. SSE Networks
  4. SP Energy Networks
  5. UK Power Networks
  6. Western Power Distribution
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Power Generation near Moldgreen

There are no power plants within a 10 mile radius of Moldgreen.

Fossil Fuels

In 2021, a total of 47.4% of the UK’s electricity was generated by burning fossil fuels. This came mostly from natural gas (42%) and coal (2.7%). In addition, a tiny amount was generated with other types of fossil fuels (2.7%). The amount of electricity produced from fossil fuels changes each year.

Nuclear Power

16.1% of the UK's electricity came from nuclear reactors in 2021, and in the coming years this is expected to reduce as nuclear power stations in the UK’s begin to close, by 2035 there will only one nuclear power plant still producing energy. However, we can expect new nuclear reactors to be built such as Hinkley Point C which is under construction.

Renewable Energy

Renewable energy produced 40.3% of electricity in 2021, which is up from 29% in 2018. Renewable fuel sources include solar, wind, hydro, and biomass. We can expect to see this continue increasing as the UK is focussed on meeting its net-zero targets.

Municipalities Close By Moldgreen

You might be wondering which municipalities are within reach of Moldgreen, in the table below you can see the five closest municipalities to Moldgreen.

Closest five municipalities to Moldgreen
Municipality Distance from Moldgreen
Kirkheaton -
Dalton -
Almondbury -
Mirfield 1.81 miles
Hopton 1.81 miles