Is universal water metering the right answer for the UK?

Is universal water metering the right answer for the UK?
The Environment Agency says the UK needs near-universal water metering to help avert a future water crisis. Will water metering help reduce consumption or simply hit poorer families in the pocket, as some consumer groups have claimed?
We need metering to cut water consumption
Its potential impact on poorer people rules it out
It wouldn't change people's consumption habits

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