The Water and Sewerage Undertakers (Pipelaying and Other Works) (Code of Practice) Order 1999

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Statutory Instruments
1999 No. 3070

The Water and Sewerage Undertakers (Pipelaying and Other Works) (Code of Practice) Order 1999

8th November 1999

Whereas each of the companies listed in column (1) of the Schedule to this Order (“the Companies”) holds an appointment under Chapter I of Part II of the Water Industry Act 1991(1) as a water and sewerage undertaker;
And whereas each of the Companies has, pursuant to section 182(1)(a) of that Act, submitted to the Secretary of State for his approval a Code of Practice(2) with respect to the exercise by that company of powers conferred by or by virtue of section 159 or 161(2) of that Act (“the Code of Practice”):
And whereas the Secretary of State considers it appropriate to approve the Codes of Practice for the purpose of promoting what appear to him to be desirable practices with regard to the exercise by the Companies of those powers:

Now therefore the Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 182(2) of the Water Industry Act 1991, hereby makes the following Order:


1.  This Order may be cited as the Water Undertakers (Pipelaying and Other Works) (Code of Practice) Order 1999.

Approval of Code of Practice

2.  The Code of Practice prepared by each of the companies listed in column (1) of the Schedule to this Order and certified as such by the Secretary of State is hereby approved.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State

Alan Davis
A Senior Civil Servant in the
Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions
8th November 1999

Regulation 2


Anglian Water Services Limited
Anglian House, Ambury Road, Huntingdon, Cambs. PE18 6NZ

Bournemouth and West Hampshire PLC

George Jessel House, Francis Avenue, Bournemouth, Dorset BH11 8NB

Bristol Water plc

PO Box 218, Bridgwater Road, Bristol BS99 7AU

Cambridge Water Company
41 Rustat Road, Cambridge CB1 3QS

Cholderton and District Water Company Limited
Estate Office, Cholderton, Salisbury, Wilts. SP4 0DR

Essex and Suffolk Water plc
Hall Street, Chelmsford, Essex CM2 0HH

Folkestone and Dover Water Services Limited
Cherry Garden Lane, Folkestone, Kent CT19 4QB

Hartlepool Water plc
3 Lancaster Road, Hartlepool TS24 8LW

Mid Kent Water plc
PO Box 45, Snodland, Kent ME6 5AH

Mid Southern Water Plc
Frimley Green, Camberley, Surrey GU16 6HZ

North Surrey Water Ltd
Millis House, The Causeway, Staines, Middlesex TW18 3BX

North West Water Ltd
Lingley Mere, Warrington, Lancs WA5 3LP

Northumbrian Water Limited
Abbey Road, Pity Me, Durham DH1 5FJ

Portsmouth Water plc
PO Box 8, West Street, Havant, Hants PO9 1LG

Severn Trent Water Limited
2297 Coventry Road, Birmingham B26 3PU

South East Water PLC
3 Church Road, Haywards Heath, West Sussex RH16 3LP

South Staffordshire Water plc
Green Lane, Walsall, West Midlands WS2 7PD

South West Water Services Ltd
Peninsula House, Rydon Lane, Exeter EX2 7HR

Southern Water Services Ltd
Southern House, Yeoman Road, Worthing, West Sussex BN13 3NX

Sutton and East Surrey Water plc
London Road, Redhill, Surrey RH1 1LJ

Tendring Hundred Water Services Ltd
Mill Hill, Manningtree, Essex CO11 2AZ

Thames Water Utilities Ltd
Gainsborough House, Manor Farm Road, Reading RG2 0JN

Three Valleys Water plc
PO Box 48, Bishops Rise, Hatfield, Herts AL10 9HL

Wessex Water Services Limited
Wessex House, Passage Street, Bristol BS2 0JQ

York Waterworks plc
Lendal Tower, York YO1 7DL

Yorkshire Water Services Ltd
Western House, Western Way, Bradford BD6 2LZ

1991 c. 56.

Copies of the Code of Practice may be inspected at the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions, Ashdown House, Victoria Street, London SW1E 6DE, and may be obtained free of charge from the office of each company listed in column (2) of the Schedule to this Order.