Private water supplies
There is a charge for the collection, analysis and risk assessment of private water supply sampling. We also analyse private water supplies to dairy farms.
Rented properties on a private water supply must be sampled annually and the supply risk assessed every 5 years.
A private water supply is one which is not provided by a water company.
If you have a private water supply we want to help you ensure it is safe and, to do this, the law says that we must undertake a risk assessment survey.
Why it is important to register your private water supply and how to register a private water supply with Eden District Council.
If your private water supply fails to meet the quality standards we will advise you on any action you need to take until the problem is resolved.