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Discussion in 'Water Fed Pole Cleaning' started by wilgold, May 8, 2013.

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  1. wilgold

    wilgold Active Member
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    Hi guys, I'm on a water meter and using about 1000ltrs a week. My system works at about 2:1 so in total I'm using about 3000ltrs approx.

    I'm installing a new setup in the garage this weekend and I've been thinking...If by any chance we have a hot/dry summer and there's a hosepipe ban, What do i/we do?

    Would I be better telling yorkshire water that I run a window cleaning biz? Does/has anyone else told there water authority? Are there any other benefits from doing so?
     
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  2. bluemonkey

    bluemonkey Guru
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    its doesnt effect wc, as we are a business not a house,
     
  3. rcproperty

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    with droughts we are fine to work, there are 3 classes of droughts the water board works on.

    cant remember what way it goes, if 1 being worst or 3 being worst.

    class 1 - fine to work as normal
    class 2 - reduce the use of water being used, like wfp tops and trad bottoms
    class 3 - stop using wfp and back to trad

    or it could be :-

    class 3 - fine to work as normal
    class 2 - reduce the use of water being used, like wfp tops and trad bottoms
    class 1 - stop using wfp and back to trad

    last years drought, or so called drought, wasnt anything to worry about with us,
     
  4. bluemonkey

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    if a custy moans all you got to say is, i am on business rates, so pay more, so doesnt effect me, as it wont effec mac d or any other business
     
  5. wilgold

    wilgold Active Member
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    Should I tell the water board that I am running a business from home? Or does it not matter?
     
  6. kevinc250

    kevinc250 Well-Known Member
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    tell em nowt matey,just keep things simple as it it now,
     
  7. wilgold

    wilgold Active Member
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    So how do u claim it as an expense? For example I have two mobile phone accounts, personnel and business. Would it not be easier to have 2 separate water bills? Business and personnel or does it not work like that? How does everyone else do it?
     
  8. OoO

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    https://www.affinitywater.co.uk/docs/drought-restrictions-explained.pdf

    Water fed poles are frequently used by window cleaners and are considered within
    the definition of ‘anything designed, adapted or used to serve the same purpose as a
    hosepipe’. These systems use de-ionised water. Where mains water is the source
    used to create this de-ionised water, this activity is restricted.

    SOOOOOO Glad we are under Anglia Water and not affinitywater
     
  9. Neil

    Neil Grand Master
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    I'm with east Surrey water
     
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