The Water Developer Services team are dedicated to supporting you with supplying water to your new house build or development. Here you will find the appropriate guidance and applications forms for water connections and laying a new water main.

Our Obtaining water supplies for new developments guidance document will help you decide how best to obtain water for new house builds/developments within United Utilities area.

We have a responsibility to ensure water delivered for domestic purposes is of wholesome quality. Where new water pipes are to be installed in land that is or may be affected by contamination, a risk assessment for water pipes should be provided to us to ensure that the correct type of pipe is selected. Please see our water risk assessments page for more information.

New water mains

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Guidance and application for installing a new water mains and information on self lay organisations.

Water connections


Our Developer Services Team  are here to provide all the help and information needed to get your new water connection.