top of page
  • jp03349

Hertfordshire Drain Repairs | Covering all of Herts and Surrounding Areas

Hertfordshire Drain Repairs | Covering all of Herts and Surrounding Areas. We have been busy digging up a manhole and bricking it up ready for water metres to be installed in Newgate Street Village, Hertfordshire.

To install a manhole for water meters, there are a few requirements that we consider. Here's a general overview of the process:

1. Location: Determine the appropriate location for the manhole. It should be easily accessible for maintenance and reading the water meters. Consult with local authorities or water utility companies to ensure compliance with any regulations or guidelines.

2. Excavation: Excavate the area where the manhole will be installed. The size and depth of the excavation will depend on the specific requirements of your area and the number of water meters it will accommodate.

3. Manhole Structure: Choose a suitable manhole structure based on your needs. It should be durable, resistant to water infiltration, and have enough space to house the water meters and associated equipment.

4. Base Preparation: Prepare the base of the excavation by ensuring it is stable and properly levelled. This may involve compacting the soil or using a suitable base material, such as concrete, to provide a solid foundation for the manhole.

5. Installation: Carefully lower the manhole structure into the excavation, ensuring it is aligned properly. Secure the structure in place using appropriate methods, such as backfilling with compacted soil or using concrete encasement.

6. Cover and Access: Install a secure cover on top of the manhole to prevent unauthorised access. Consider using a lid that allows easy opening for meter reading or maintenance purposes.

7. Testing and Inspection: Conduct thorough testing and inspection of the manhole, ensuring everything is functioning properly and meets the required standards.

It's important to note that specific regulations and procedures may vary depending on your location and local authorities. It's recommended to consult with MWS Ltd first so we can provide detailed guidance based on your specific situation.

Contact us today for all your groundwork requirements CLICK HERE

40 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All


bottom of page