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Private sewers transfer


Find out how the transfer affects different types of property
 • The difference between private and public sewers
 • The regulations
> Defra announcement
> Timetable for transfer

The government has transferred ownership of most of the private sewers in England and Wales to the 10 water and sewerage companies, to form part of the public sewer network. These pages explain the reasons, timings and responsibilities for transfer.

About the transfer
Background to integration of the sewerage infrastructure
Customer information
What the transfer means to property owners and for customer bills
Drainage contractors
How the water companies manage local maintenance and repairs
Find your supplier
List of local water and sewerage companies
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