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.

Determining the setbacks

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Determining the setbacks

Find out about the setbacks involved when your project is located in close proximity to our sewer mains.

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Locating pipelines

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Locating pipelines

Find information on locating and protecting pipelines and avoiding the situations that can damage them

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Design standards

Design standards

Design standards

Information for designers & architects about the design standards involved to protect our services.

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Designing footings

Designing footings

Designing footings

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

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Enclosing sewers

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Enclosing sewers

Use our list of requirements, including specifications, if your project includes enclosing sewers in a tunnel.

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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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