Glaswegians issued Scottish Water rip-off warning as locals urged to ask ‘three C’s’

Scottish Water have issued a warning on social media to remind folks of the ‘three C’s’.

Taking to Instagram, the company instructed locals – together with these in Glasgow – that day-after-day water samples have to be randomly checked in Scotland. That is to make sure that the drinking water all of us eat is at its highest high quality.

However to ensure households solely enable official Scottish Water works to hold out checks, they’re urging folks to recollect three phrases to keep away from being scammed. With a purpose to defend your self and keep away from bogus calls, they’ve mentioned earlier than they comply with something, all the time suppose ‘Card, Test, Name’.

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Within the video they are saying: “At Scottish Water now we have to do these random assessments. The postcodes are laptop generated to make sure the standard for the world which shall be checked to ensure it’s secure for everybody.

“We solely do one from that postcode space.

“Once we get there [to the address] we’ll go and method the client’s property. We’ll then present then our identification card. We encourage the client to do the three C’s.

“Take a look at the cardboard. Test the cardboard – we do not need them being apprehensive.”

They proceed: “More often than not we’ll flip up with a branded automobile. The [phone] quantity is clearly marked on it. One other factor you also needs to test is is to ensure we’re who we are saying we’re and that we’re within the correct clothes, clearly marked to say that we’re from Scottish Water.

“In case you are in any doubt, you aren’t obliged and you’ll say no.”


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