Directed at Issues relating to Local Authority powers and existing Drainage
This workshop concentrates on existing defective or insufficient drainage and sewerage systems; the application and exercise of remedial powers and the Council’s duties, (including Statutory Nuisance provisions). The course is directed at which power/provision to use, formulation of an appropriate notice, who to serve upon and the use of other remedial approaches.
Introduction and the information pack.
Defining Sewers & Drains and parts connected.
Case study examples.
Exercise defining pipes on a plan.
Summary of main powers available.
Facts and Questionnaire Exercise.
Detailed examination of main powers – Part I
Group Exercise / Case Study
Examination of the Main Powers – Part II
Group Exercises (Workshop session)
Case Law discussion
Notices, different options & requirement for works