You must create a Build-Over/Near app through our InFlow online portal if you don`t meet our standard criteria. Please note that a sewer diversion should be considered where possible. It is unlikely that we will allow you to build strategic public sewers. Before you ask to build above or near a canal: our water calculator gives you an indicative cost for connecting your (s) well (s) to our water line. Our water connection offers are valid for 3 months. A construction agreement allows the water company to ensure that the work to be carried out will not adversely affect the underlying sewers and ensures that the water company continues to have sufficient access to the canal for repair and maintenance. If you plan to build nearby or via a public sewer, you should contact the water company before carrying out the work to determine its needs. Find out why we need to know that you are planning a construction project, or near a canal Sometimes problems arise when owners try to sell their property, which is built in part or entirely through a public channel. Conservatories and extensions are the usual criminals. If a Build Over Agreement was not obtained when the work was done, then the water company has the legal right to enter the land to reach the canal, even if that means demolishing the building above the canal. However, if possible, the water company will avoid the damage and look for other ways to enter the sewers, but the risk remains.
If a construction agreement has been reached, the water company has no right to remove or demolish the structure above the sewers. Under no circumstances will we allow construction by a canal or lateral flow, where: If the existing tube is discovered in a bad condition or if the material is pech fiber, then you will have to, to check a construction, reposition the length of the pipe under the structure at your expense. This minimizes the risk of structural plumbing failure after construction and the potential for inconvenience and service losses for you in the future. The other possibility is that the seller will provide the buyer with compensation insurance to protect against financial losses resulting from the construction of the property through a public sewer. It is the fastest and cheapest option, but whether or not insurance is available depends on the circumstances of each case. NB: If sewers are pumped, construction above or near an agreement will not be permitted and a section 185 „diversion of a public sewer“ will be requested. During the construction of any construction, you must ensure that there are no public sewers in the area of the planned work. If no construction agreement has been reached, the vendor should have a sewer line review and the records forward to the water company.