Private water supplies fees and charges
The fees and charges from 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2022 are as follows:
|Private water sampling||Cost £|
|Risk assessment (minimum 2 hour charge applies)||£57.00 per hour|
|Risk assessment and sampling (minimum 2 hour charge applies)||£57.00 per hour plus cost of analysis|
|Sampling per visit||£94.00 plus cost of analysis|
|Investigation||£100.00 plus cost of analysis|
|Granting an authorisation||£100.00|
Analysing a sample:
under regulation 10
during monitoring of Group A parameters
during monitoring of Group B parameters
|Actual cost of analysis|
|Sampling per visit, taken from domestic premises not covered by PWS Regulations||£94.00 plus cost of analysis|
There is no fee payable where a sample is taken solely to confirm or clarify the result of a previous sample.
Please note that the Private Water Supplies (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 stipulate that a monitoring sample of a regulation 9 supply must be analysed for all parameters in Group B for at least 3 years. This will significantly increase the cost of analysis for these samples.