commercial dw drainage & water enquiry

Our Commercial Drainage and Water searches offer the option of choosing between one of three different searches suited to meet individual commercial property requirements.

These searches contain at least 23 questions about connection status, location of public pipes,adoption agreements, water quality and pressure but will only have the relevant data needed for that particular property.

Commercial Basic

The Commercial Basic package is ideal for small businesses and plots of land requiring a basic search. With liability cover up to £500,000, the report contains key information for the following types of property or site providing the required search area is under 100m2 in size:

  • Single small business (with no residential element)
  • Small plot of land intended for commercial use up to 100m2
  • Purchase of residential property for commercial development up to 100m2
  • Excludes garages and launderettes (please note these businesses require a Commercial Standard or Commercial Extra Search as are likely to include Trade Effluent details)


£75.00 + VAT per report (£90.00).

Commercial Standard

The commercial standard report contains 24 questions about services to the property including trade effluent and additional billing details.

With liability cover up to £2 million and an additional set of meter details available for £25.00 + VAT. This is ideal for the following types of property and plots of land providing the required search area is under 1 hectare in size:

  • Mixed use small commercial premises
  • Small/medium size commercial unit
  • Plot of land intended for commercial use and up to 1 hectare
  • Purchase of residential property for commercial development up to 1 hectare

£90.00 + VAT per report (£108.00).

Commercial Extra

The commercial extra, report contains the same information as the Commercial Standard report but includes three sets of water meter billing details with more available for £25 + VAT each. Liability cover up to £5million. This is ideal for the following types of property and plots of land over 1 hecare:

  • Large industrial sites
  • All plots of land intended for commercial use over 1 hectare
  • Purchase of residential property for commercial development over 1 hectare

£215.00 + VAT per report (£258.00).

This product is for commercial properties. We also offer equivalent searches for residential properties. Please click here for details. 

Please note our search reports do not contain technical details on water and sewer assets. For this information please contact the Asset Data Management Department at Severn Trent Water.