Well first things first, There are three components to the water bill; Fixed charges, Volumetric Water Usage & Volumetric Wastewater usage.

So who is responsible for paying for? The fixed charges are the responsibility of the landlord. As for the volumetric charges, the tenant  will be responsible provided these three criteria are met. Read this post to find out the criteria that determines whether the tenant is responsible for the volumetric water usage bill.