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North East Water

Within these guides you will find all of the important information regarding your water in the North East. Uncertain of who is responsible for your supply or experiencing water supply problems? Read on to find out what you need to know and how to get the best out of your water.


Water Companies in the North East

The suppliers that provide water services to your home will be either Northumbrian Water, or Hartlepool Water (A subsidiary of Anglian Water). Northumbrian Water alone is responsible for your wastewater and sewerage services.

What is my Water Hardness Rating?

The hardness rating of water can vary from region to region depending on its mineral qualities. In essence, the more minerals such as magnesium or calcium that water has acquired as it passes through the water table, the harder its water rating is. The harder your water is, the less effective it will be at tasks such as cleaning clothes, and can lead to limescale build-ups.

As water hardness in the North East can vary from soft to hard, it is important to find out how your area measures up, and what steps you can take to get the most out of your water.

By clicking on your town or city below, you will find out the answers to these points along with other great advice on the quality of your water, where your water comes from, and how to identify the form of meters and rates that apply to your home.

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