Private problems

Bowen, David
January 2010
Utility Week;1/22/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p23
Trade Publication
This article deals with the problems facing British water companies as they prepare to adopt private sewers. It notes that water companies will face a potential increase in the amount of network infrastructure in its charge. It cites public records like planning permissions and surveyors' reports as useful sources of information. It points out the need for cooperation from the parties involved to gain access to this information. A lack of clarity about boundaries and where responsibility begins and ends is another issue facing these companies.


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