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United Utilities


Coronavirus: Covid 19 and Our Services

"Aquam Water Services is committed to providing a standpipe management service to you and will continue to remain available through the current Covid 19 pandemic. We are committed to our staff and customers and seek to minimise any contact which would place either party at risk of contracting Covid 19, as such we have changed our procedures as follows:

  • A skeleton staff will operate at the depot as staff home work where possible
  • Staff will remain available to deliver and collect standpipes as required
  • If you wish to off hire at the depot please ring in advance so that we can ensure we are available
  • Working hours at the depot will change to 7.30- 4.00pm"

Managing Director, Phil Walker

Covid 19: Risk Assessment Supporting Documents


[Widnes Depot]  0151 257 7992

Temporary Standpipe Hire

United Utilities Standpipes – Important Legal Changes

From 1st April 2007 only United Utilities Equipment will be allowed to connect to the water network these are a unique design and easily recognizable.

Note from this date it will be a criminal offence to connect to United Utilities water network using one of your own Standpipes you could be subject to a fine of £1000.00p and upon conviction for illegal use you will also be liable for any other claims made against United Utilities or ​Aquam Water Services. Ltd for damage or compensation as a result of the illegal connection.

As from 31st March 2007 all United Utilities Licences expired and these are no longer in use.

United Utilities Standpipes now contain a built-in water meter that records your water usage , as per our terms & conditions it is the Standpipe users responsibility to provide us with a monthly reading which you will then be invoiced for the water used.

Aquam Water Services is working alongside United Utilities in implementing these new regulations and supplying any future applications for Standpipes

Standard Charges

1" Metered Standpipe Rental - £33.50 per week

Water Usage - £1.701 per cubic metre
(all prices exclude V.A.T)

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