A Complete Guide to Utilities in Pandy Tudur

If you've moved and have questions about Pandy Tudur? Our comprehensive utilities guide to Pandy Tudur will help you to find out everything there is to know about broadband, area codes, power generation and energy distributors, and Pandy Tudur water and sewerage. Keep reading to learn everything about utilities in Pandy Tudur.

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About Pandy Tudur, Conwy

Pandy Tudur LL22 is located in the county of Conwy. Conwy has a population of 118,184 people.

Who supplies my water in Pandy Tudur?

Pandy Tudur water services are supplied by Dwr Cymru Welsh Water. In the table below are the contact numbers for Dwr Cymru Welsh Water:

How to get in touch with the water supplier in Pandy Tudur

Speaking to an advisor at Dwr Cymru Welsh Water is just one method of contact to talk about your Pandy Tudur water account.

In the table below we have listed the main phone numbers for Dwr Cymru Welsh Water general enquiries and emergencies.

Dwr Cymru Welsh Water contact number Dwr Cymru Welsh Water Emergency contact number
0800 052 0145 0800 052 0130
Mon-Fri 8am-6pm, Sat 9am-1pm, Emergencies 24/7/365

Write to Dwr Cymru Welsh Water

You can also write to Dwr Cymru Welsh Water, either by email or with a letter in the post. You can even send your message through the Dwr Cymru Welsh Water website.

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

Dwr Cymru Welsh Water Address
PO Box 690
Cardiff
CF3 5WL

Customers that would rather email Dwr Cymru Welsh Water, you can use the email address below:

Dwr Cymru Welsh Water Email Address
[email protected]
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Cost of water in Pandy Tudur

Water bill in Pandy Tudur

Water rates in Pandy Tudur are based on if your home has a water meter or not. It's easy to find out if your Pandy Tudur water rates are metered or unmetered rates by checking your water bill or by getting in touch with the supplier. Homes with metered Pandy Tudur water rates will have a meter number listed on their water bills.

Metered Customers in Pandy Tudur

Customers with a water meter at their Pandy Tudur house will pay an annual fixed charge, plus a charge for each cubic meter (m3) that's used. The fixed charge is to cover the essential running costs of Dwr Cymru Welsh Water. While the variable charges cover the usage at your Pandy Tudur home.

Unmetered Customers in Pandy Tudur

Customers without a meter at their Pandy Tudur home have an annual charge for their water consumption. This charge is fixed, meaning you'll pay the same no matter how much water you use at your Pandy Tudur home.

As an unmetered customer, the rate you pay for water in Pandy Tudur is going to be based on the rateable value of your home. The rateable value part of your Pandy Tudur water rates will have been determined by the local council in the 90s and will probably not have changed since then.

Should I get a water meter installed? That depends on how much water you consume. If you are single, or have a small family, installing a water meter at your Pandy Tudur might work out cheaper.

Customers with large households are unlikely to see any savings by installing a water meter.

How much is the average water bill in Pandy Tudur?

The average water bill Pandy Tudur residents are billed is £15.17 per month, which is £182 annually.

How do I pay my Pandy Tudur water bill?

First of all, you will need to register with Dwr Cymru Welsh Water. Once you've registered an account with Dwr Cymru Welsh Water, you will be offered a choice of payment options such as:

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

It's also possible to choose the frequency of your Pandy Tudur bill. Whilst some customers would prefer to pay annually, other customers might like to set up quarterly, monthly, or even weekly payments instead. After you've set up your Dwr Cymru Welsh Water account, you will be able to choose how often you recieve your water bill and how to pay for it.

Can I switch the water supplier in Pandy Tudur?

Unfortunately, your water supplier is fixed and depends on the catchment area based on your postcode. As a customer in Pandy Tudur LL22, your water supplier is Dwr Cymru Welsh 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.

Pandy Tudur Water Frequently Asked Questions

Below we have answered the most commonly asked questions that customers in Pandy Tudur have about their water supply.

Frequently Asked Questions About Water in Pandy Tudur

Is the tap water in Pandy Tudur safe to drink?

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

Where does the water in Pandy Tudur come from?

There are three main sources of water that supply Pandy Tudur:

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

How hard is the water in Pandy Tudur

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 rating for water hardness in Pandy Tudur is below 60ppm, that makes the water hardness in in Pandy Tudur is rated as soft water.

What does this mean?

The clean water supply to your home in Pandy Tudur contains a minimal level of hard water minerals. soft water will give your clothes a softer feel, and your appliances will be more efficient which is good news for your wallet. You might also notice less limescale build-up in your appliances which means they should last longer.

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Water softener isn't needed at your home in Pandy Tudur.

Pandy Tudur No Water

If there isn't any running water in your Pandy Tudur home, you will need to check if the issue is to do with your home plumbing or if the problem is a widespread issue affecting Pandy Tudur.

If there is no water at your Pandy Tudur home, is the problem no cold water or no hot water? If you don't have hot water but have cold water, the problem will be with the plumbing at your home and not a problem affecting Pandy Tudur.

If your home has no cold water, not even a trickle, contact Dwr Cymru Welsh Water for assistance. In this case you should try the following tips:

  1. Look at the "In Your Area" sections on the Dwr Cymru Welsh Water website for any explanations as to why you have no water.
  2. Check the Twitter account of Dwr Cymru Welsh Water, they will often tweet updates when there's a problem.
  3. Ask your neighbours whether they have the same issue as you.
  4. Verify your stop tap and make sure it's open.

Pandy Tudur water leak or flooding

Pandy Tudur water problems can include anything from a leak, a burst water main, or flooding in your Pandy Tudur home. This is why you should make sure you know what to do and who to contact regarding water emergencies.

If you notice a water leak or flooding outside your Pandy Tudur property, you should try to do one of the following as long as it's safe to do so:

  1. Call Dwr Cymru Welsh Water regardless if the issue relates to drinking water or wastewater.
  2. If you have access to the internet, visit the "report a leak" page on the Dwr Cymru Welsh Water website and fill out the online form.

Why does the water in Pandy Tudur taste strange?

If you find the taste or smell is different with your Pandy Tudur water this could be because of one of the following reasons:

  1. Chlorination is a safe manner to ensure thorough hygiene in the pipe network.
  2. Seasonal changes can affect it by infusing your Pandy Tudur water with an earthy taste or smell.
  3. Plumbing can cause the taste of your water to change, adding metallic, salty, or rubbery hints to Pandy Tudur water.

If you are unsure about your water's appearance, smell, or taste, you can speak to Dwr Cymru Welsh Water using the contact information above.

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Internet in Pandy Tudur LL22

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The speed of your broadband connection at your Pandy Tudur home depends on several factors such as:

  • Fibre availability
  • Proximity of the local telephone exchange
  • Location of the router in your home
  • If you're using wi-fi or ethernet
  • Which provider you have

Test the speed of your connection and see how it compares to the average connection speed for Pandy Tudur with our fast and simple speed test.

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

Pandy Tudur Average Download Speed Pandy Tudur Average Upload Speed
53.70 Mbps 11.60 Mbps
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The type of internet connection you have can affect the speed you get at your home in Pandy Tudur. An FTTP is the best kind of broadband connection available in the UK and is available to 31.83% of homes in the UK.

ADSL is the slowest type of connection, in parts of the UK that are more remote this type of connection is the only one currently available.

What to look for when searching for a broadband provider in Pandy Tudur?

It's 2022, which means the internet is just as important as any other utility, perhaps more important. Which means picking a reliable provider for your internet might seem daunting at first. To ease the pressure, we've covered four main points worth considering before searching for a broadband provider in Pandy Tudur.

Availability

The first point to bear in mind whilst searching for a broadband provider in Pandy Tudur is the issue of availability. The majority of homes in Pandy Tudur should have access to superfast' or fibre connections, people outside a built-up area may have trouble getting fast broadband.

That being said, homes that have been built recently should be able to enjoy access to the FTTH as developers often tend to install the latest infrastructure when constructing new homes.

Type of connection

What kinds of internet connection are available in Pandy Tudur?

  • Fibre broadband
    • This is the fastest type of connection you can get in Pandy Tudur
    • We can split fibre connections into two categories, we call them 'Superfast' and 'Full Fibre'
    • Superfast broadband has a download speed of at least 24 Mbps.
    • A Full Fibre broadband internet connection comes with downloads speeds from 300 Mbps up to 1 Gbps.
  • ADSL or ADSL2
    • An older type of internet connection that is delivered through your traditional telephone line.
    • Has a slower download speed of up to 24 Mbps.
    • Available to 99.9% of Pandy Tudur homes.
  • Cable
    • Speed that are the same as, or faster than, fibre broadband.
    • Available only via Virgin Media.
    • Limited availability in some parts of Pandy Tudur.
  • 4G/5G, Mobile, and Satellite Broadband
    • Speed depends on strength of the mobile coverage in Pandy Tudur.
    • Can be more expensive for heavy users without unlimited data.
    • You don't need a router if you tether the connection to your smartphone, though some mobile networks do not allow tethering.
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Pandy Tudur broadband cost

Pandy Tudur broadband bill

You also need to consider the price you pay for broadband in Pandy Tudur. You will see many broadband providers are offering a low priced offer especially for new customers, but the price can quickly increase. You should always look in the terms and conditions of the deal before you commit to a internet connection in Pandy Tudur. Some providers may even increase the price before your contract has finished. For example, recently there was a BT price hike that has affected millions of customers.

Pandy Tudur Broadband Reliability

The reliability of broadband in Pandy Tudur should also be considered, with so many people that work from home full-time or just a few days per week, knowing you have a reliable broadband connection to do your work can be extremely important.

The times when we're not working we're playing online games with friends or streaming movies and TV shows that without a reliable internet connection for your Pandy Tudur home is something to think about.

Pandy Tudur broadband customer support

Finally, the technical support for your Pandy Tudur internet connection is extremely important. You might never need to contact your broadband provider, however, if you have an issue and need to get in touch with them a high level of customer support that is able to solve your issue efficiently and quickly is definitely something worth considering when selecting an internet provider in Pandy Tudur.

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Broadband FAQ

In the FAQ below, we've answered the frequently asked questions that customers in Pandy Tudur ask about their broadband.

Broadband FAQs

How fast is the broadband in Pandy Tudur?

The average speed of broadband in Pandy Tudur is:

Pandy Tudur Average Download Speed Pandy Tudur Average Upload Speed
53.70 Mbps 11.60 Mbps

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

In simple terms, this is the way of connecting to the internet.

  • ADSL: Asymmetric digital subscriber line - this type of connection has speeds up to 24 Mbps. However, the further you are from the telephone exchange, the slower your connection will be.
  • Superfast: This is fibre broadband that is at least 30 Mbps.
  • FTTC: Fibre To The Cabinet - is fibre broadband that's connected to one of those green boxes on your street in Pandy Tudur, from there it's connected to your home through your existing telephone line.
  • FTTP/FTTH: Fibre To The Premises/Home - This is a fibre broadband connection is connected with 100% fibre cables to your Pandy Tudur home. That makes it the most reliable and fastest fibre broadband. Currently, 31.83% of homes in the UK .

What broadband speed do I need?

It really does depend on how you will use the internet. Take a look at this table for a rough guide to which speed you should pick for a broadband service in Pandy Tudur.

Usual Internet habits Recommended Broadband Download Speed Maximum of 2 devices
Maximum of 2 devices Social media, light streaming, email, working from home (WFH), etc 10-25 Mbps Broadband
3-5 devices AAll of the above, online gaming and 4K streaming 50-100 Mbps Broadband
More than 5 devices All of the above, streaming your own video content on the web or large file transfers 100+ Mbps Broadband

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

2.4ghz and 5ghz are the two radio frequencies internet routers use to transmit the data between your devices. 2.4Ghz WiFi signals travel further, but transmit data at slower speeds. 5Ghz WiFi signals have less range, but your data will be transmitted faster.

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What's the landline area code in Pandy Tudur

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The telephone area code, sometimes called the landline dialling code, for Pandy Tudur is 01806. If you call someone in Pandy Tudur, and you are in a different area, you should add 01806 to the number you'd like to call.

How much does an 01806 Pandy Tudur call cost?

If calls are included with your landline or mobile tariff, the phone call will probably be included in that tariff. If you don't have an included calls tariff, the cost of the call will be about 10p per minute, plus the call set-up charge.

If you are unsure whether you have a plan that includes calls, we recommend getting in touch with your provider before calling so you don't find unexpected charges on your telephone bill.

How many dialling codes does the UK have? Including Northern Ireland, The UK has 645 area codes. They are a mix of three, four, or five digits long.

Gas and Electricity in Pandy Tudur

Residents in Pandy Tudur can choose their gas and electricity supplier, but whichever supplier they are with, the gas and electricity is going to be supplied and maintained by the regional network operator.

These network operators are known as Distribution Network operators (DNOs) and it is these companies that own and operates the infrastructure that connect your Pandy Tudur home to the gas network and electricity grid.

More often than not you won't need to contact the Pandy Tudur distribution network operator, but if you do, you can find the distribution network operator for Pandy Tudur in this section.

You can find out more information about what a Distribution Network Operator (DNO) does in our Distribution Network Operator guide

Electricity Distribution Network Operator responsible for Pandy Tudur

The electricity distribution network operator for Pandy Tudur is SP Energy Networks - Merseyside and North Wales. You can find the SP Energy Networks - Merseyside and North Wales contact details in the table below:

SP Energy Networks - Merseyside and North Wales Contact Information
General Enquiries 0330 101 0444
Emergencies 0800 001 5400
Email [email protected]
Website https://www.spenergynetworks.co.uk/
Address Customer Contact Team, SP Energy Networks, 3 Prenton Way
Prenton
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The UK has six electricity distribution network operators:

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

Power Generation near Pandy Tudur

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

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Fossil Fuels

In 2021, fossil fuels accounted for 47.4% of the UK’s electricity generation. This came mostly from natural gas (42%) and coal (2.7%). Additionally, a tiny amount was generated with other kinds of fossil fuels (2.7%). The amount of electricity generated from fossil fuels varies each year.

Nuclear Power

16.1% of the UK's electricity came from nuclear reactors in 2021, this is expected to reduce in the next few years as the UK’s nuclear power stations are scheduled for closure, only one will still be generating energy 2035. However, we can expect new nuclear reactors to be built such as Hinkley Point C which is currently being built.

Renewable Energy

Renewable energy generated 40.3% of electricity in 2021, an increase from 29% in 2018. Renewable fuel is generated from souces such as wind, solar, hydro, and biomass. This is expected to continue rising as the UK strives to hit its net-zero targets.

Municipalities Near Pandy Tudur

Perhaps you're wondering which towns and cities are within reach of Pandy Tudur, in the table below you can see the five nearest towns and cities to Pandy Tudur.