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Why Property Developers Need Public Sewer Connections

November 17, 2017

New buildings require an official connection to the public sewer. This comes under section 106 of the 1991 Water Industry Act. The owner of a domestic property has the right to connect to the public sewerage system, but must first apply formally. The reason for this is that the whole process of dealing with sewerage […]

Why Professionals Perform Public Sewer Connections

April 8, 2017

The public sewer carries wastewater, which is foul or surface water, away from properties and into the main sewerage system, maintained by your local utilities company. If your property requires connecting to this network through the public sewer, you must arrange for this to happen. Public sewer connections are the responsibility of individual property owners. […]

Why Professionals Perform Public Sewer Connections

March 10, 2017

The public sewer carries wastewater, which is foul or surface water, away from properties and into the main sewerage system, maintained by your local utilities company. If your property requires connecting to this network through the public sewer, you must arrange for this to happen. Public sewer connections are the responsibility of individual property owners. […]

Public Sewer Connections: Are You Properly Connected for Waste?

January 24, 2017

Most of us are fortunate not to have to rely on a latrine pit to dispose of our waste. It has, however, taken many years for the UK to have a safe, reliable sewerage system, and even know many drains still date from the Victorian era. As recently as the late 19th century, sewerage systems […]

Public Sewer Connections: Lateral Thinking – Who’s Responsible for Sewer Pipes?

December 22, 2016

Do you assume that your property is automatically connected to the public sewer system? You probably imagine that public sewer connections are the responsibility of utilities companies – large scale work that is not to do with you and your home. Have you heard of a lateral drain? This is the drain outside your property […]

Pump it Up! Keeping the Customers Happy

October 12, 2016

If you run a business you need to have the assurance that all your facilities are working, particularly when it comes to the toilets. Businesses in the hospitality sector are particularly vulnerable if their toilets aren’t in use. It makes the customers unhappy, and it can mean having to close down until the problem is […]

Who Looks After Public Sewer Connections?

June 15, 2016

Your property may not be connected to the public sewer network, if it’s a recent development. You might think of public sewers as utilities on a grand scale, which don’t have anything to do with you. However, it is your responsibility, when it comes to public sewer connections, to arrange to have your property connected. […]

Will a CCTV Drain Survey Come to Your Rescue?

June 8, 2016

If your drains are in a poor condition this can cause you serious problems, even if, at present, you’re not experiencing any actual inconvenience. Damaged or degraded drains are a disaster waiting to happen. A most effective means of discovering what’s going in in your drains, and what you need to do about it, is […]

Public Sewer Connections: Why You Might Need One

May 4, 2016

Probably when you think about public sewer connections, if you think about them at all, you imagine work to do with large-scale utilities and therefore something that doesn’t concern you. However, when you move into a new property, it’s your responsibility to ensure that it’s properly connected to a public sewer. What Must You Do […]

Is Your New Property Properly Connected for Waste? Public Sewer Connections

April 21, 2016

Don’t make assumptions: if you’re moving into a new property you need to ensure that it’s properly connected to a public sewer. Clearly, when it comes to moving into your new home, you want to have all your utilities connected and working and public sewer connections are an essential part of this. The onus is […]