Self lay

Self lay

As a developer you may choose to lay water mains yourself under a self-lay agreement with us.

As a developer you have 3 choices on how the Water mains and Services are installed on your Development site.

  • You can ask Wessex Water to install the Water mains & Services 
  • You can use an Accredited Self lay provider (SLP) to install the Water mains & Services 
  • New Appointments and Variations (NAVs) - details about NAVs and how to apply

If you are choosing to lay water mains yourself by using an accredited self lay provider (SLP). A list of WIRS accredited SLPs can be found on the Lloyds Register. You can also familiarise yourself with the process by reading through the Water Sector Guidance (WSG).

If you are using a WIRS Accredited Designer to produce a Water design for approval then please select the Point of Connection application, this will allow you to estimate costs, determine the scope of the Self-Lay Works and produce a design using a WIRS Accredited Designer that Wessex water will approve (Subject to meeting our Construction Design Specifications (DCS) requirements located below)

Online applications

Application for Wessex Water Stand Pipe Hire

Contact us

Self-lay
self.lay@wessexwater.co.uk
01225 526273