Connecting To Mains Sewer

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      Connecting To Mains Sewer – Different Ways To Connect To A Public Sewer

      Connecting to mains sewer is an attractive option for many. Not only does it mean lower maintenance requirements, but it can also increase the value of your property and provide environmental benefits too. Below, we take a look at the different options in regards to public sewer connection.

      There are several different public sewer connection options available to you, and the connection you choose will depend on the circumstances of your development. Most people will opt for either an indirect or direct sewer connection. The latter is a connection directly to the public sewer while the former is for those who want to connect an existing private drain that will then discharge into a public sewer. If you are unsure regarding what option is best suited to your property, don’t panic. This is where companies providing drainage solutions come in; they will know the right path to take and will be able to advise you on your options. They may recommend a surface water connection or a foul water sewer connection instead. A surface water connection will take rainwater that runs off hard areas, including highways, driveways, footpaths and roofs. A foul sewer connection will take water from domestic appliances, including dishwashers, washing machines, showers, baths, toilets and sinks. Once you have decided on the connection that is right for you, you will then need to fill out the relevant application form. Most likely you will also be asked for some supporting documents too.

      When it comes to connecting to mains sewer, the best thing to do is find a quality drainage company that can advise you on the right move forward for you. The company you need is Environmental Drain Services Ltd ( We will be with you every step of the way, from the initial advice stage to the final connection.

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