Building and Developing

Conditions for working near our assets

This guidance applies to building projects near our water, wastewater and telemetry systems.

It includes sewers which are the subject of an Agreement under Section 104 of the Water Industry Act 1991 and mains installed in accordance with the Agreement for the self construction of water mains.

Please give a copy of these conditions to your representative or contractor on-site. 

How to work safely near our assets

Guidance on how to work safely near our assets.

Contact the Asset Protection Team

The Asset Protection team help commercial developers to understand and plan what needs to be done when working near our pipes and other infrastructure. 

You can contact the Asset Protection team by email and phone.

The team are available:

  • Monday to Thursday: 9am to 5pm
  • Friday: 9am to 4.30pm

Please leave a voicemail if you're unable to get through to the team or call outside office hours. We'll do our best to get back to you the next working day.