We understand that some developers prefer to use a self-lay provider (SLP) to install self-lay mains and/or service connections and we are happy to assist developers when using SLP's as an alternative to us constructing a new main.

If you are a non-household customer or applying for a temporary building supply, at the point of connection you will need to have selected a retailer.  To read more and for guidance on selecting a retailer go to the Open Water website.


Should you choose the self lay option there are 3 choices:

Self-lay mains.
Self-lay services only.
Self lay mains and services.

We've put together some useful information below: