Water connections

Application forms and guidance

Application forms and guidance

If you require a new water supply connection from our existing water mains, please complete either the domestic or non-household application form.

Please use the downloadable forms below. Included with the application form are the guidance notes to help you complete the relevant details.

Your completed application should be returned with a site location and site layout plan to the address printed on the form. Alternatively you can fax your information to us on 0191 419 6764 or email a scanned version of your application to newdevelopmentwater@nwl.co.uk.

Downloadable content

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    Domestic application form and guidance notes

    For a house, flat, conversion or independent supply.


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    Non-household application form and guidance notes

    For a shop, office, industrial unit, sheltered housing, watering point, field supply or temporary supply.


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    New connection process

    A quick guide.


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    Our terms and conditions

    This describes our service to you, our payment terms and conditions and our connection requirements.


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    Water supply application guidance note 6

    Pipes entering buildings and standpipe / temporary building water supplies.


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    Water for fire fighting systems

    This note provides information to developers or buildings where there is a requirement to design systems that use water to suppress or extinguish fire.


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    Infrastructure charges

    Guidance notes.


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