Southern Water Sewer Build-over in Brighton and Hove

Are you planning on building over a Southern Water Sewer in Brighton and Hove?

If you're looking to extend out a new build over a Southern Water main sewer then we can push you in the right direction and undertake any Southern Water sewer installs/diversions. Aquatech have direct connections to Southern Water and have undertook many sewer diversions and installs for our customers that had to meet the specific standards of the drain/sewer system. 

What is the common specification from Southern Water to build over a Brighton sewer?

Southern Water typically like new inspection chamber (manholes) installed where the is either a change in direction of the drainage pipework or where there are connections to the main sewer. 

Most commonly in Brighton and Hove the main sewer that links all properties on one street is in the rear garden. Therefore, typically you will have a inspection chamber in the rear of your property. If this is the case and you are planning on building over the Southern Water Sewer then you will need to apply for a build over.

The application will involve in having a CCTV Drain Survey carried out to determine the condition and direction/route of the sewer. 

In most cases Southern Water will instruct to remove and replace any inspection chambers where the extension would be built. In short terms, you will be instructed to relocate the inspection chamber outside of the new extension. This process would involve excavating the old chamber and replacing with a straight through clay pipe and then replacing all pipework within your property boundary and installing the new relocated inspection chamber away from the new build.

However, do not be afraid of doing such improvements on your property as typically this is a easy solution and process to resolve the drainage and receive approval from Southern Water.

Aquatech Drains Recent Southern Water Sewer Build-over in Brighton, East Sussex

Southern Water Sewer build-over

Southern Water Sewer build-over

Inspection Chamber Instalment

Inspection Chamber Instalment

Southern Water Sewer installment using clay pipework as per Souther Water specification

Southern Water Sewer installment using clay pipework as per Souther Water specification

Surrounded all newly installed drainage in shingle as per Southern Water specification

Surrounded all newly installed drainage in shingle as per Southern Water specification

Description of works:

The Southern Water sewer inspection chamber was relocated away from the properties extension. As well as the clay drainage pipework was renewed which also served the neighbors drainage which was installed using a Y-junction into the main sewer. All pipework is to be surrounded in shingle as per Southern Water Specification. The newly installed inspection chamber was built using milton segments and laid on a C30 concrete bed. The newly installed drainage was approved by Southern Water and the property owner was then able to complete there new extension.

Aquatech are highly experienced in undertaking Southern Water sewer diversions and we can take all the stress off of you. So Contact Us to discuss further

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