Regulation and competition


Within this section you can find out about Northumbrian Water Limited's Wholesale Charges scheme and Self Lay Code.

Wholesale Charging

Northumbrian Water Ltd (NWL) is required by the terms of its Instrument of Appointment and by Ofwat′s statutory guidance to publish a Wholesale┬áCharges scheme, including indicative prices, for access to its water supply networks. It must review its Access Code, including the indicative prices, at least annually.

Self Lay Code

Northumbrian Water Ltd (NWL) is committed to providing a cost effective service for Self Lay to developers and their agents, often referred to as Self-Lay Organisations (SLOs), while ensuring that the standards of installation work and water quality are not compromised. As such NWL has welcomed and adopted the Code of Practice for England & Wales for the Self-Laying of Water Mains and Services 2nd Edition as published by WRc plc.

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