When moving home you’ve got to update your address with with your water & sewerage companies.
We’ll show you everything you need to do and how to complete your South West Water change of address online in minutes.
If you’re moving out of the region it’s important to update both your new and previous water provider. Avoiding this utilities overlap will ensure you’re not paying twice or paying more.
Since you’re moving, we will also cover how you can update your address across other essential institutions and companies (HMRC, Council, NS&I, Energy etc…)
Firstly, we’ll explore a quick, safe and hassle-free way of getting all of those services updated and letting South West Water know you’re moving.
Let’s jump straight in.
Tell everyone that you’re changing address in minutes.
At the click of a button we’ll update your address across all of your chosen accounts, at the same time in one place. We’ll update your address with your water provider, the electoral roll, HMRC, your new and previous council, water and others you select to inform you’re moving home. You can do this yourself manually if you prefer (see below) or use our hassle-busting service to save hours of time.
Select who needs to know you're moving - South West Water, HMRC, Council etc..
Enter your previous address, new address and the date you moved home
Click submit and we'll update your address with accounts automatically
Our sloths will save you the time and hassle of organising all of the updates by taking care of everything in one place 🦥
Once you click submit we’ll update your address with South West Water and any other institutions or companies you selected. You won’t need to do anything further, so you can kick-back, relax and spend your time doing something else.
If you’d prefer to update your water suppliers yourself manually, you can call them on 0344 346 2020. or create an account here.
If South West Water is your water or sewerage provider and you’re moving into, out of or within their area you must complete a South West Water moving house process.
Both your new and previous water & sewerage providers need to know you’re moving. This is best done a couple of weeks before you move home, but if you’re delayed it can still be processed easily.
Here’s the quickest and simplest way to complete the South West Water home move and other address changes:
You can also update your address with South West Water by phone (0344 346 2020) or creating an account online here. If you do this directly you’ll also need to contact your previous water provider, council and other services. You can see a full list of everyone you need to contact in our moving home checklist.
To complete the South West Water moving house process you will need to provide:
It’s important to complete the South West Water moving home process. When moving you will have two scenarios:
In both cases you need to let South West Water know you’ve moved house.
Firstly, this will ensure you get an accurate bill. By letting them know when you moved out you will prevent the accrual of additional charges. if you are due a refund you will also be paid that.
Secondly, it will prevent a utilities overlap in which you are paying for both water providers at the same time.
And finally, this will help with your data protection security. As a home mover the last thing you want is your mail going to someone else.
If you want to get all of your addresses updated in one place you may wish to use our moving home service.
If you are moving home within South West Water’s jurisdiction you will need to complete the South West Water moving house process.
You can let South West Water know you’ve changed address easily online with SlothMove’s home setup service
SlothMove will take care of the time-consuming admin so you can get back to the things that matter.
If you’re moving home and leaving South West Water’s geography you will not close down your South West Water account and setup your new one with your next water supplier.
You can close down your account with South West Water easily online with SlothMove’s home setup service
You can then kick back and get back to enjoying the rest of your home move 🎉
We’ve covered everything you need to complete the South West Water moving house process 🎉
We’ve discussed how to update, setup and cancel your water supply, why it’s important to update your address and even the average water bill. You should be all set to go about your move but if you’d like a little more advise, explore SlothMove.