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7. What are the charges?

Sampling programme visits are £80 plus the analysis charge.

Risk Assessment are £300 and includes samples but analysis charges not included.

Investigations are charged at £100.

Where an pre-arranged visit cannot be carried out a charge of £80 will be made if:

  • the customer(s) has not attended, or
  • has not arranged a suitable person to attend, or
  • cancellation of the visit is not received within 24 hours prior to the arranged visit

The Council has discretion to vary the fee arrangements on a case by case basis, the figures above will be the normal amount charged.

All fees will be reviewed on an annual basis with increases added at the council’s discretion.

 

EDDC Fee

Sampling Visit for Private Water Supply Regulation 2016 purpose

(each visit)

£80 + cost of sample analysis

Sampling Visit for House Sale purpose

(each visit)

£80 + VAT + cost of sample analysis

Sampling Visit for Farm Assurance purposes

(each visit)

£80 + VAT + cost of sample analysis

Sampling Visit for any purpose outside of the Private Water Supply Regulation 2016 requirements

(each visit)

£80 + VAT + cost of sample analysis

Risk Assessment

(each visit)

£300 + the cost of analysing any samples taken

Investigation following failure

£100 minimum (to cover administration and travel),

+ £25 per hour spent on site

Granting Authorisations

£50 minimum (to cover administration and travel),

+ £25 per hour spent on site