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Adwick-le-Street Water: Supplier & Contact

If you just moved and have some Adwick-le-Street water questions, you will be able to find who handles the Adwick-le-Street water supply as well as wastewater services in the water information below. Additionally, we have tips on how to deal with Adwick-le-Street's water hardness so that you can enjoy quality tap water in your home.

Adwick-le-Street Water Supplier

Adwick-le-Street water is supplied by one water company, Yorkshire Water. Here are the main Adwick-le-Street water supplier contact details:

Adwick-le-Street Water Supply Contact
Water Company Phone Number Opening Times
Yorkshire Water 0345 124 2424 Mon-Fri 8am-6pm, Sat 9am-5pm

Adwick-le-Street sewerage and wastewater is also handled by Yorkshire Water.

Adwick-le-Street Wastewater and Sewage Contact
Water Company Phone Number Opening Times
Yorkshire Water 0345 124 2424 24/7

Be aware that calls to numbers starting with 03 may be charged at local rates by your phone company.

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Where does Yorkshire Water come from?

Most of the water that Yorkshire Water supplies to the domestic market comes from surface-water sources such as reservoirs, rivers and streams, as well as from boreholes. No matter which source your water has come from, Yorkshire Water carries out extensive testing to ensure its safety before reaching your home.

Water Rates Adwick-le-Street

Your home will have either metered or unmetered rates. If you have metered rates, your water bill should display a meter number. If you can't see this, the account number may start with MC for Metered Customer or UC for Unmetered Customer.

If you don't have a water bill, you may be able to find a water meter by searching around your property. These would be located either near the stop tap in the kitchen or garage or in the garden within a small box set into the ground.

If your property has a water meter, you must provide regular meter readings so that your water supplier can accurately bill you. Without these, your bill may be inaccurate.

Homes that are not metered will have a rateable value instead. This is based on several factors, such as property size and the availability of local services. This data is then used to create an estimated consumption value of your home, which is then used to generate your bill.

The average water rates Adwick-le-Street residents are being charged result in an average water bill of around £491 per year. This amount combines both water supply and sewerage costs.

Are you looking to reduce your bill? Our guide to water rates will give you some great tips on how to get started saving on your water bill.

Interested in water meters and getting away from estimated billing? Then Selectra's guide to water meters will help you learn more about how they work and how you can get one for your home.

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Adwick-le-Street Water Hardness

Adwick-le-Street water hardness is rated as hard water. Water hardness depends on the volume of minerals present in your water. The higher the mineral value of minerals such as magnesium or calcium, the harder the water will be. Water hardness can vary throughout the year and from region to region due to the different sources that providers use for their water supply.

Adwick-le-Street's hard water rating means that your water will be likely to cause scaling in kettles, sinks, dishwashers and toilets, and your water will be less effective at tasks like cleaning clothes in comparison with homes in soft water areas. Here are a few ways to limit the effects of hard water furring or scaling.

  1. Baths, sinks and toilets - Use an acidic sanitiser to clean susceptible surfaces and clear limescale deposits.
  2. Kettles - Do not overfill your kettle. Make sure that you clean your kettle by half-filling it with water and adding two tablespoons of white vinegar, leave it for four hours in order to loosen scale build-up. Rinse and repeat to remove scale.
  3. Dishwashers - Take advantage of the built-in water softener. Make sure you regularly top off it off with dishwasher salt in the appropriate compartment.
  4. Clothing - Powder-based detergents should be avoided. Using liquid-based detergents focused on softening clothes and water would be much more beneficial. Additionally, you should clean your washing machine by adding baking soda and white vinegar directly into the empty drum and setting it to a hot wash. Make sure to wipe down the drum thoroughly afterwards. This process limits and removes limescale build-up.

Can you drink the water in Adwick-le-Street?

Absolutely! You can drink the water in Adwick-le-Street without the need to further purify your water to make it potable. The water quality of Adwick-le-Street was scored at 99.96% by The UK Drinking Water Inspectorate in overall mean zonal compliance, meaning that all standards and legal standards pertaining to its quality are met.

If you are experiencing a change in the taste or smell of your water, this could be for one of the following reasons:

  1. Chlorination help to safely ensure that the water pipe network stays hygienic.
  2. Plumbing such as piping and tap repairs can influence your waters taste, imbuing it with a mild metallic, rubbery, or salty flavour.
  3. Seasonal changes in water characteristics can infuse the water in Adwick-le-Street with an earthy taste or smell.

If would like to find out more about the quality of your water or are concerned that it may no longer be safe, you should contact Yorkshire Water, who will provide further assistance.

Adwick-le-Street Water Problems

Adwick-le-Street water problems can include anything from burst water mains or flooding to no water in your 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 Adwick-le-Street property, you need to do one of the following:

  1. If you aren't at home, send Yorkshire Water a message on social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram), or by phone their customer service line.
  2. If you can access a computer, head over to the Yorkshire Water website. On the "Contact Us" page you will find various options about how to report a problem, get in contact, or check what is happening in your area.

Adwick-le-Street No Water

If you have no water in your home, you need to find out if the issue is caused by your home plumbing or a Yorkshire Water outage impacting Adwick-le-Street.

  1. Check that your stop tap is open. If it is in the closed position, turning it to the open position should allow water to flow.
  2. Ask your neighbours whether they have the same issue as you. If they don't, then the problem may be caused by your homes plumbing, and you should contact a plumber.
  3. Check the "Get in Touch" sections of the Yorkshire Water website for any information explaining why you have no water, and when you can expect your water supply to return.
  4. If you have no water, is it only no cold water or no hot water? If you have cold water but no hot water, the issue will be with your home plumbing and not the water company.

    If there is no cold water, not even a trickle, contact Yorkshire Water for assistance.

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