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Stormwater Easement - how to find out if it has a connection point

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  1. TML

    TML Well-Known Member

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    Iam trying to find out if my block of land has a storm water connection to council infrastructure?

    There is definitely a storm water easement at the rear of my block but a physical connection point to connect an On Site Detention (OSD) system or rain water tank (overflow) to the easement pipe to it i do not know.

    Could someone please tell me how i can find out?

    Is storm water easement own by local council or sydney water ?
     
  2. bob shovel

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    Local council.

    A sledge hammer will make you a connection point ;) seriously that's how they'll do it

    Is there actually a pipe? Or just an "easement "

    Dial before you dig search might help
     
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    thanks Bob.

    When i physically walked in the back yard and look for it i cannot find it.

    I assume there has to be some sort of drawings or plans that shows this.

    So is it true that sydney water only looks after sewage pipes and not storm water pipes?
     
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    How do you know anything is there? Call council and ask for plans, or their website, or dial before you dig may show something www.1100.com.au

    They do look after some storm water but not much
     
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    In some areas storm water is on council rates notices, in others on Sydney Water bills. It can vary even in the same street.
     
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    I'd say Sydney water kept the money making ones!
     
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    Not too sure about that - they charge the same as the council.
     
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    They must have kept the less ****ed up ones then
     
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    Just called council and said sydney water deals with sewer and council deals with stormwater.

    I will also call dig before dial

    thanks Bob
     
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    Their Page is petty easy find you'll get info back pretty quick
    WWW.1100.com.au
     
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    thanks i just registered and place my details into the dial before dig website.

    Waiting for notification now.

    Is there a fee to this?
     
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    that was quick just got a diagram from sydney water!!!

    how do i attach images to this forum?
     
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    Does anyone know what the following means? my block is number 6.

    What is "225 VC" ?

    What is "0.9" means on the maroon line near the sewage connection point means? does it mean 0
    .9m deep?

    What are the blue lines?

    What is "100 uPVC" means?

    What is "100CICL" means?

    What does "16.4" in our block no. 6 means?

    thanks you for your help!!!!
     
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    I charge a fee! :p

    That is your sewer pipes though, no storm water on there. What's the plan?do you intend to sub divide? Development?

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    What is "225 VC" ?
    Pipe type 225mm vitrified clay

    What is "0.9" means on the maroon line near the sewage connection point means? does it mean 0
    .9m deep?
    Yep, man hole depth

    What are the blue lines?
    Water mains

    What is "100 uPVC" means?
    Pipe size and type -pvc 100mm

    What is "100CICL" means?
    Cast iron concrete lined 100mm water

    What does "16.4" in our block no. 6 means?
    That's the neighbours connections.
    You want the 3.0 and 14.9 that's the distance from the downstream man hole to your connection points. You have 2 on your block for sewer. Stick your head over the neighbours fence, should be about 1m off the fence then measure to where yours are (2m and 13.9m)


    thanks you for your help!!!!
    No worries, keeps my brain working!
     
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    thanks Bob. I will buy a case of beer of you come over to Sydney!!!!

    Yes, still waiting for the storm water plan from council
     
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    Can i assume the sewer pipe at our block No. 6 is 0.9m deep so the zone of influence is 0.9m across?
     
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    Sorry Bob didnt answer your question. Just building a new house. A newbie indeed.
     
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    I something over analyse things and i need to know things other wise i feel uncomfortable not knowning
     
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    Check the Sydney water website, there's a minimum distance but if it's just a house its unlikely you'll go back that far anyway... How big is the house ??

    First connection will be about 0.9 but depending on the lay of that land for the next one.
    Standard stuff and likely you'll use the first one (the 3.0 one I'm calling the first one

    Where are your down pipes going now? Any ideas? Or any man hole lids in your yard or the neighbours?