Water firm’s alert to developers: Don’t break rules

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A water firm has issued a warning to developers after taking one businessman to court for illegally connecting a new homes project to the mains.

The developer was fined more than £4,000 for breaches of the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations 1999.

Affinity Water prosecutor Tamsin Xerxes said: “We have the power to prosecute individuals and companies for statutory and regulatory offences concerning the use of water supplied by it.


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