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Build over

You may be thinking about extending your house, or building a conservatory or garage in your garden. This type of work can impact on underground sewer pipes that lie within your property’s boundary.

To help you understand your obligations to protect any sewer pipes on your property, Water UK has produced this customer guide with the 10 water companies in England and Wales responsible for collecting your wastewater. This guide explains that if you can give positive answers to a number of questions your project will be able to proceed as planned.