Rotherham Water: Prices, Contact, Water Quality Info - Selectra

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


Rotherham Water Supplier

Rotherham's water is supplied by one water company, Yorkshire Water. Here are the main Rotherham water supplier contact details:

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

Rotherham's sewerage and wastewater is also handled by Yorkshire Water.

Rotherham 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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Water Rates Rotherham

Water rates in Rotherham depend on whether your home has a water meter or not. You can easily find out whether your Rotherham water rates are metered or not by looking at your water bill. Homes with metered Rotherham water rates will have a meter number listed on their water bills.

Homes that are not metered won't, but they will have the rateable value of the home instead of this. The rateable value part of your Rotherham water rates will have been determined by the local council in the 90s and most likely will not have changed since.

The average Water Rates Rotherham water residents are being charged result in an average water bill of around £373 a year. This amount combines both water supply and sewerage costs.

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Rotherham Water Hardness

Rotherham's water hardness is rated as Medium. While rainwater itself is relatively soft, water hardness can change through the water cycle. Due to the way water filters through rocks in Yorkshire Water's supply area, Rotherham picks up minerals, such as magnesium or calcium, on the way to your tap.

Can you drink the water in Rotherham?

Yes! You can drink the water in Rotherham. You can rest assured that Rotherham's water meets high standards making it safe to drink. The UK Drinking Water Inspectorate has scored Rotherham water quality a 99.96% in overall mean zonal compliance, meaning that your water is perfectly safe to drink. It is not necessary to boil or filter Rotherham'a water to make it potable.

If you notice a change in taste or smell of Rotherham's water this may be due to one of the following reasons:

  1. Chlorination a safe way to ensure hygiene throughout the pipe network.
  2. Seasonal changes in water characteristics can infuse Rotherham Water with an earthy smell or taste.
  3. Plumbing can contribute to the taste of your household water, adding metallic, salty or rubbery hints.

If you have questions about your water's taste, smell or appearance, you should not hesitate to contact Yorkshire Water, who will provide further assistance.

Rotherham Water Problems

Rotherham's water problems can include anything from a burst water main 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 Rotherham property, you need to do one of the following:

  1. If you are out and about, call or tweet at Yorkshire Water depending on whether the issue relates to drinking water or wastewater.
  2. If you are near a computer, go to the "Get in Touch" section of Yorkshire Water's website and either call them or request a callback.

Rotherham No Water

If you have no water in your home, you need to find out if the issue is to do with your home plumbing or a Yorkshire Water outage impacting Rotherham.

  1. Check the "Get in Touch" sections of the Yorkshire Water website for any information explaining why you have no water.
  2. Ask your neighbours whether they have the same issue as you.
  3. Check that your stop tap is open
  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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