Do I need permission to connect to the public sewerage system?

Yes, it's really important that you let us know if you want to connect to our sewerage system.

We'll need to make sure the local sewer network has sufficient capacity, and that your connection is carried out in the right way to avoid problems, such as blockages or cross connections.

You can find out about the ins and outs, and apply for a connection here.

Still need further information or help? Please Contact us.


Related Frequently Asked Questions

Am I responsible for my wastewater pipes?

Yes - you are responsible for your internal plumbing (e.g. toilets and sinks), the guttering and drainage on the outside of your home, and the underground pipe which takes all your wastewater away (up to the boundary of your property).

How can I find out if the sewers have sufficient capacity to service my development?

When you apply for a sewer connection or adoption, our engineers will take the capacity of the local sewer system into consideration, so that we can advise you of your options.

I have a septic tank, do I need to pay full sewerage charges?

If you own a septic tank you don't pay full foul sewerage charges if: