Bournemouth Water

Since 1st April 2016 Aquam Water Services has been handling all applications for the hire of temporary water standpipes for use within the Bournemouth Water network.

Our contact details are:

01935 319295


Our team are on hand to assist both new and existing customers with the standpipe application process and ensure that you receive your metered standpipe quickly and efficiently.

Please note that only approved standpipes obtained through ourselves may be used within the Bournemouth Water network and the use of any other equipment will neither be compliant nor legal and could result in prosecution.

If you witness an unapproved standpipe being used please report it to us either directly to the depot or via a link on this page. All reports are treated in the strictest confidence.

Standpipe Applications

If you would like to process a standpipe application or receive a quote, please complete the below application form and a copy of your application/quote will be emailed to you and the depot for processing.

Please be aware that you must have an account with us to be able to place an order.

If you don’t currently have an account, please complete our Credit Account Application via the link on this page.

Standard Charges

22mm Metered Standpipe Rental - £33.50 per week

  • £950 Annual pre-paid rate

40mm Metered Standpipe Rental £57.00 per week

  • £1280 Annual pre-paid rate

Water Usage - £1.0614 per cubic metre
(all prices exclude V.A.T)

A deposit of £200 may be required at point of hire.

Delivery & Collection

We are able to deliver standpipes within 1 working day anywhere within the network (delivery cost will be quoted) alternatively customers may prefer to collect from their nearest available distribution point.

Meter Readings

All our standpipes are now supplied with smart meters that allow us to obtain meter readings remotely. On occasions we will request a meter reading from you and this can be supplied to us by:

Phone – 01935 319295

E-Mail –

Hydrant Use

22mm Approved Standpipes are only permitted to be used on wash-out hydrants in the ​​Bournemouth Water region, along with any of the hydrants on the ‘Approved Hydrants List for 40mm Standpipes’.

The use of Fire Hydrants is strictly prohibited unless prior permission has been given by ​​Bournemouth Water.

40mm Approved Standpipes are only permitted to be used on hydrants on the Approved Hydrants List for 40mm Standpipes, which is available via the link on this page.

​​Bournemouth standpipes are only permitted to be used on hydrants in the ​​Bournemouth region, if you require a standpipe out of this area, please locate the correct water company via our interactive map and contact the relevant depot.

If you require any further assistance please don’t hesitant to contact us.

Standpipe Application Form

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If you prefer to use a paper form, download our applicaton form below:

Aquam Water Services are proud to have achieved the following accreditations.

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