Building near services

Damage to our water, sewer and drainage services can be expensive, hazardous and highly disruptive to the community.

Anyone planning work or working near our pipelines has a duty of care to conduct the work in an appropriate and safe manner that will not interfere with other services or cause damage.

If you are working near our pipelines you must have your plans, Dial Before You Dig information, work clearances and any other related information on site at all times.

Design standards

Design standards

Design standards

Information for designers & architects about our protection of services requirements.

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Protecting services

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Protecting services

Find out if your project will need protection of services & the options available.

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Designing footings

Designing footings

Designing footings

Information to help designers & structural engineers design footings & structural support.

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Enclosing sewers

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Enclosing sewers

Find out about our requirements for enclosing sewers in tunnels.

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Locating pipelines

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Locating pipelines

How to locate our pipelines before starting work.

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Selecting the right tree

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Selecting the right tree

Advice on selecting trees or shrubs for your property to avoid damage to underground pipes.

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Avoiding hazards

Avoiding hazards

Avoiding hazards

How to avoid hazards that can damage our pipelines.

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