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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5O-00497: Jackie Baillie (Dumbarton)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 14 December 2016

To ask the Scottish Government what financial support is available from Scottish Water for first-time connections.

Answered by: Roseanna Cunningham 21 December 2016

Where new water infrastructure is installed to connect new or existing properties to public supplies, Scottish Water will pay a Reasonable Cost Contribution in respect of the infrastructure that it adopts. The maximum contribution, some £1500 per household, is stipulated in Regulations.

For most new developments, the reasonable cost contribution covers the full cost of providing extensions to water infrastructure necessary to connect new properties.