Private water supplies
What you need to do to make sure your private water supply is safe to drink.
The regulations, rights and responsibilities you need to know about when dealing with a private water supply, including information about improvement notices.
What to do if your private water supply is getting low, tips on how to use less water in dry spells, how to get an emergency water supply.
How to get a risk assessment of your water supply and our charges for doing a risk assessment. How to make a drinking water safety plan.
How we test your private water supply to make sure it is safe, what to do if your water supply fails a test or if you get an improvement notice.
What you need to do to show your private water supply is safe if you are buying, selling or renting a property in our district.
What we charge for private water risk assessments and monitoring including details of the testing parameters.
List of suppliers of water treatment equipment and servicing known to work in the South Lakeland area.
Tips on how to treat and maintain your water supply, cleaning holding tanks, protecting your supply in winter and replacing pipes and fittings.
Tips on managing your water supply to keep it safe including types of contamination, maintaining different sorts of filtration, UV systems and pH correction.