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Fees and charges for private water supplies

Activity Maximum permitted charge Charging scheme Comments
Risk assessment £500 Hourly rate x time Will cover the time spent at the site, report and completion of the risk assessment.
Sampling £100 Hourly rate x time plus analysis costs Charge for a visit and to take a sample.
Investigation £100 Hourly rate x time plus any analysis costs Visit carried out in the event of test
failure.
Authorisation £100 Hourly rate x time Application by the owner of the supply for temporary permission to breach a standard to carry out remedial work.
Analysis – under Reg 10 (Domestic supplies) £25 £25 Where a domestic supply provides <10m3 per day or serves <50 people.
Analysis – Check monitoring (Commercial supplies) £100 Hourly rate x time plus any analysis costs Basic check monitoring as determined by the risk assessment to ensure that the water complied with the
standards.
Analysis – Audit monitoring (Commercial supplies) £500 Hourly rate x time plus any analysis costs Additional parameters sampled less often to ensure the water complies with all safety standards (usually carried out alongside check monitoring)

 

The hourly rate is £41.50.