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Water mains

You can apply for an extension or diversion of an existing water main for your development using our application form. Please complete the sections relevant to your development

We have new charging arrangements for 2018/19. Estimate your application fee

Our Process

We aim to provide you with a cost advice within 28 calendar days of receiving your application.

  • Application
    Application

    1. Application

    Submit your S41 application.

    Confirmation

    2. Confirmation

    We confirm we received everything.

    Design & Surevy cost

    3. Design, survey cost

    We work on the design, survey and cost.

    Cost advice

    4. Cost advice

    We send you the cost advice.

    Proceed

    5. Proceed?

    You decide if you want to proceed.

    1. Submit your Section 41 application for a new or extended water main
    2. Within 5 calendar days of receiving your application we will confirm in writing that we have everything needed to answer your enquiry.
    3. The design works are carried out over a period of 28 calendar or 42 calendar days if your scheme is classed as extraordinary (we will confirm this in writing).
    4. 28 calendar or 42 calendar days after we have received the full and complete information you will receive your cost advice.
    5. You decide if and how you wish to proceed with the New Mains Requisition (Affinity Water Installation or Self Lay)
  • Payment and installation of new main by Affinity Water
    Payment and offer letter

    1. Payment & offer letter

    Complete offer letter and make payment.

    Programme works

    2. Programme works

    We programme your works.

    Pre-start meeting

    3. Pre-start meeting

    Pre-start meeting held with you.

    Make site ready

    4. Make the site ready

    Make your site ready for a check

    Check

    5. Site ready check

    Site ready check.

    Lay water main

    6. Lay water main

    We lay the water main.

    1. Review and accept your quote on the My Developments portal, and make payment.
    2. After your acceptance, agreement and payment is received, we will programme your works to be completed within 90 calendar days of payment or later if requested. We shall contact you to discuss the installation date.
    3. We arrange a site pre start meeting where we will discuss our requirements and confirm the installation date.
    4. Make your site ready for a check
    5. Two days before the install date of the water main, we will inspect your site (PDF 194KB) to ensure it is ready for our works.
    6. We will attend the site and carry out our main laying works.
  • Call-off process
    Payment

    1. Payment

    Send payment for plots against service cost.

    Call off plots

    2. Call off plots

    Contact our team to call off the plots.

    Inspection

    3. Inspection

    We inspect 2 days before installation.

    Connections

    4. Connections

    We attend and carry out connections.

    1. Send your payment for the appropriate plots against your service cost.
    2. Contact our team to call off the required plots.
    3. Two days before the install date we will inspect your site (PDF 194KB) to ensure it is ready for our works.
    4. We will attend site and carry out the connections.

Water mains diversion

You can apply for an extension or diversion of an existing water main using our application form, please complete the sections relevant to your development.

Our process

We aim to provide you with a cost advice within 28 calendar days of receiving your application.

  • Enquiry
    Request

    1. Request

    Submit your request letter

    Confirmation

    2. Confirmation

    We confirm we received anything.

    Response

    3. Response

    We send you a C2 response, inc. map and guidance notes.

    1. Submit your a request letter including co-ordinates, detailed plans of the proposed diversion and asking the location of our apparatus.
    2. We will confirm we have everything needed to answer your enquiry within 5 calendar days of receiving your application.
    3. After receiving the full and complete information we will send you a C2 response which includes a map of our apparatus and guidance notes.
  • Budget
    Request

    1. Request

    Submit your C3 budget response.

    Confirmation

    2. Confirmation

    We will confirm that we have all paperwork.

    Budget price

    3. Budget price

    We work on the budget price.

    Request sent

    4. Request sent

    We send you budget price.

    1. Submit your a C3 budget request, including an application fee, co-ordinates and details plans of the proposals.
    2. We will confirm we have everything needed to answer your enquiry within 5 calendar days of receiving your application.
    3. We will work on your budget price
    4. 28 calendar days after we have received the full and complete information you will receive your budget price letter.
  • Application
    Application

    1. Application

    Submit your c4 request.

    Confirmation

    2. Confirmation

    We confirm we received everything.

    Review & create costs estimate

    3. Review & create costs estimate

    We review the information and draft diversion and estimate.

    Discuss works estimae

    4. Discuss works and estimate

    We discuss the scope of work and the estimate with you.

    Final design & cost

    5. Final design & costs

    We send you the final design and cost.

    1. Submit your C4 request, including a location map showing the required diversion, cross level sections and co-ordinates of the diversion.
    2. Within 5 calendar days of receiving your application we will confirm in writing that we have everything needed to answer your enquiry.
    3. We will review the information and prepare the draft diversion and draft estimate.
    4. We will discuss with you the scope of work and the final estimate.
    5. We will send the final design and cost
  • Payment and installation
    Payment or work order

    1. Payment or work order

    To proceed send your payment or a work order

    Construction pack

    2. Construction pack

    We will create a construction pack.

    Diversion

    3. Diversion

    We carry out the diversion.

    1. To accept the C4 request either send in your payment or an order for the work.
    2. We create the construction pack.
    3. We deliver the diversion
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