The drains and sewers that take water and waste from our homes form part of a complex system. Many people are not aware of which aspects of the system they are responsible for. It is advisable to find out where your drains and sewers run and who else is connected to them before a problem develops.
In this section of our website we explain the difference between drains and sewers, and who is responsible for their upkeep.
For further advice please contact our Environmental Health Services team on the number at the bottom of the page.