* Premises must be water efficient if the tenant is going to be responsible for paying water usage. The premises still have to be individually metered.
* Water efficient measures include:
- All internal cold water taps, showerheads and single mixers must have a max. flow rate of nine litres per min. Excludes bathtub taps, garden taps, single hot water taps and toilets.
- There must be no leaking taps on the premises at the commencement of the tenancy
If the landlord/agent does not provide and request payment of a bill by the tenant within three months from the date of account – you cannot claim.