SINCE the Big Transfer, Yorkshire Water has done an extra 3,500 jobs on sewers and drains.
It has more than doubled the firm’s volume of work and cost more than £700,000 – which will be passed on to customers.
The cost responsibility for repairing 22,000km of drains will be passed on to customers and is set to push up annual bills by £14 a year.
YW has 2.3m customers in Yorkshire and half could benefit from the changes.
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