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Sewerage

These pages explain how water companies charge for sewerage and who is responsible for maintaining drains and sewers. You can also find out what to do if a sewer floods.

Paying for sewerage

What you are paying for when you pay public sewerage charges including water drainage, surface water drainage, highway drainage and land drainage.

Who is responsible for repairing drains and sewers

The difference between drains, lateral drains and sewers and who is responsible for repairing them, and asking a water company to adopt a private or unadopted sewer.