Section 101a or First Time Sewerage

Section 101a or First Time Sewerage

Section 101a is a mechanism for the public to obtain a public sewerage system. The informal name used by Engineers in the UK for such applications is first time sewerage. Therefore this is settlements which are requesting public sewerage, as they do not current have any public provision. Many rural developments have drainage which evolved over hundreds of years. Most systems are based on septic tanks, or mini package treatment works discharging to groundwater. Ground permeability can vary considerably even within the same village. The...

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Water Industry Act 1991 – Obtaining a public sewer

Water Industry Act 1991 – Obtaining a public sewer

There are a number of ways of obtaining public sewerage in the UK. The methods are set out in the Water Industry Act 1991. The processes can be complex and confusing. We are here to help guide you through the options and potential benefits so you can make the most appropriate decision. The sewerage company or undertaker has the following responsibility set out in Section 94: It shall be the duty of every sewerage undertaker— (a)to provide, improve and extend such a system of public sewers (whether inside its area or elsewhere) and so to...

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Wendon’s Ambo Estate, Saffron Walden

Wendon’s Ambo Estate, Saffron Walden

Provision of strategic drainage advise to Polypipe Civils at their estate near Saffron Walden. Advise in relation to treatment works and pumping station options. Securing of Section 106 permission for pumped effluent flows. An application was made under Section 101a of the Water Industry Act. Section 101a is commonly called "first time sewerage". The aim is connect local communities to public sewers. This can include business estates (containing independent businesses), residential housing and other public facilities. A...

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Blenheim Office Park

Blenheim Office Park

Strategic drainage advise in relation to this existing commercial office estate. Section 101a first time sewerage application and Section101a appeal to the Secretary of State (EA). Civil assistance in relation to proposals for further...

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