Article Tag: Sewer Ownership

Changes to private sewer ownership

From 1 October 2011 property owners will no longer be responsible for certain sewer pipes and lateral drains that connect their homes to public sewers. Sewers are the pipes that take foul sewage and surface water away from more than one property. Lateral drains take foul sewage (waste from toilets, bathrooms and kitchens) and surface… Read more »