services in house foundations

Postby valbear » Mon Aug 27, 2007 9:41 pm

can any service pipes to new property .gas, water ,electric or drainage pipes pass through foundations on new build property.
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Postby Iain@LyneTech » Fri Dec 14, 2007 9:46 pm


Water, Drainage and electric shopuld pass over the top of the strip foundaton but still be bellow ground level. The pipes should be sleved when they pass through the underbuild and a suitable size lintel used above. The main gas supply upto the meter should rise externally and in new build the meter is usually at ground level. A feed is then taken from the meter to the boiler. All gas pipes that are enclosed in a duct must be vented.
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