Dwr Cymru Welsh Water
Developer Services Water Services Self Lay Water Mains and Services

You may decide to follow the self lay route for your water mains and services, by doing this you can elect to design and construct the mains yourself or nominate a self lay organisation to do the work for you.

Alternatively you or a self lay organisation can elect to have the design carried out by us and choose to construct the water main and services yourself. Please note however that work carried out under self lay agreement must be carried out by a competent company. You can seek accreditation through the Water Industry Registration Scheme. Our Self Lay Policy will assist you if this is your chosen route.

Please note:

  • In order to make an application online you will require a valid credit or debit card.
  • The current Application Fee (to be paid at the time of making an application - non-refundable) is £2,000/application.
  • VAT at standard rate will be added to this charge.
  • This application fee will be deducted from the applicable new self lay water main charge when progressed.

Please refer to our self lay guidance notes for further information.