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Flood and Water Management Act 2010 Implementation date 1 October 2012 in Wales

The Welsh Assembly Government has published guidance on the implementation of Section 42 of the Flood and Water Management Act for Wales which comes into force on 1 October 2012.

The guidance covers the mandatory adoption of sewers and lateral drains, the Welsh Ministers' Standards for gravity foul sewers and lateral drains and the supplementary adoption of private sewers completed between 1 July 2011 and 30 September 2012.

Developments need to have a valid IN in place and have commenced on site by 1st October 2013 in order to use any pre-existing arrangements or designs.

View the document via the Welsh Assembly website


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