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Services for developers


This page contains all the information needed to connect to the public watermain, requisition a public watermain or divert a public watermain for your property or development. You will also find information on how to rent a standpipe.

Guidance is also provided on building near a public watermain.

Each type of activity is in the table below which contains both the application form and guidance notes.

What forms do I need

New Water Connection            
- Small Diameter 
- Large Diameter
- Separation of Supply
- Lead Pipe Replacement

New Water Connection Requirements Notice    
Requisitioning a Public Watermain Internal/External to a Development Site


Watermain External to Site Bond Release Request 


WRI-A076 (Internal)
WRE-A076 (External)  


Watermain Installation Request   WInst
Submission of DigitalFormat Drawings of Proposed Site Layouts in Association with New Development     
Building Near a Public Watermain     Not applicable
Watermain Diversion    WD-A247 
Standpipe Licence

Please note, Northern Ireland Water reserves the right to change, amend and update Guidance Notes and Application Forms on an ongoing basis. It is advisable to check out the current version online prior to making a new application.

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