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Please take note that Building Control will be increasing its standard fees and charges for all domestic and non-domestic works with effect from the 1 October 2020, find out more details on the Fees and Charges page.

Public Sewers

Severn Trent Water owns and manage the network of public foul and surface water sewers. To report an overflowing public sewer please visit the Severn Trent Water website to find contact details.

If you are intending to carry out any of the following work on a property you are advised to seek advice from the relevant Water Authority:

  • Build an extension over or within 3m of a public sewer
  • Construct a new building over or within 3m of a public sewer
  • Make a new direct or indirect drainage connection to a public sewer
Last updated 15 November 2019
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