Water companies seek to raise prices by up to 91% from 2025

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Water companies have requested bills to rise by as much as 91% by 2025 (Image credit: Getty Images)

Water companies have proposed increasing bills by up to 91% from 2025 in order to improve existing systems and reduce water pollution.

The proposals have been submitted to Ofwat (the Water Services Regulation Authority) who's survey has found only 16% of customers find the proposed rises to be affordable.

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