Our drainage design service provides valuable advice to clients on the most emotional and feasible solutions for drainage problems and options, including sustainable drainage systems (SuDS). The adoption agreement code ofwat requires that all Ofwat-approved documentation modification applications be submitted to an independent body composed of an equal number of water companies and customers. The role of the body is to make recommendations to the Ofwat if it believes that changes to approved documentation are appropriate. The usual course of drainage adoption for a new development is either through the agreement of Section 38 (Highways Act 1980) or by the Agreement Section 104 (Water Industry Act 1991) depending on who will take control of the drainage system. The water code was approved by Ofwat on September 3, 2020. The approved sentence of the documents is shown below. With the introduction of the code, we expect the industry to demonstrate its commitment to a good customer experience for its customers, which supports the government`s goal of supporting housing growth and a level playing field for customers who wish to apply for and enter into adoption agreements. A Section 104 adoption contract must be concluded before construction of the canal begins. In addition, a 10% obligation of the estimated cost of construction is required. An agreement under Section 104 is reached and provides a method for a drainage system that has been built or is to be built, which can be maintained at the expense of the remediation authorities. Our drainage expertise is also monitored by our flood risk assessment services (see www.floodrisk.co.uk), which ensures that all recommended drainage or flood protection measures are the best rated and devoid of any design and adapt to such developments.
The new sanitation system came into force on April 1, 2020. An agreement under Section 106 allows for a new connection to an existing public sanitation system. The Water Act 2014 also introduced amendments to WIA91 that require Ofwat to adopt legal codes for adoption agreements for companies operating entirely or primarily in Wales. However, in March 2019, the Welsh Government decided to delay the start of these changes in order to await the entry into force of changes to the governance of the water sector resulting from the Wales Act 2017, which is expected to take place in April 2022. We will work with the Welsh government to verify that. We first indicated that we will implement the sewer sector guidelines and the standard wastewater disposal agreement, which will come into effect on October 31, 2019.