Application to requisition a public sewer

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Acceptance of our terms

I / we have no rights to cross or drain through third party land and agree to inform Thames Water of any negotiations with affected third party landowners.

I / we have read the guidance notes and agree to pay a non refundable initial payment of £1,000, zero rated VAT for 100% new sites or VAT at the current rate for commercial or industrial sites, made payable to Thames Water Utilities Limited. If a requisition agreement is entered into, this amount will be deducted from the total cost of the works.

I / we confirm that to the best of my / our knowledge that the information given is correct and complete and that by completing this application form it does not mean approval will be automatically granted.

I / we understand that any cancelled application will result in a minimum charge to cover abortive costs.

Failure to include all the required information may result in the application being delayed.

Refund Policy

Refused application

If your application is refused, we will charge our administration costs and refund the balance.

Cancelled application

If you cancel your application, we reserve the right to charge all costs reasonably incurred to cover administrative and investigative work carried out prior to the cancellation. Each case is reviewed separately, as some cases are more technically involved than others

Notification of cancellation

If you wish to cancel your application, you must notify us in writing by sending an e-mail to

Refund period

You should receive your refund within 28 days of us confirming the balance due.