Glossary - Letter W

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Water and drainage search

Your conveyancing solicitor will obtain this search as part of the standard search bundle, which details how water reaches the property and how the drainage from it works. It is also known as a CON29DW search.

It is an important search for someone buying a property and is included within the In-Deed Fixed Fee Gurantee. The search will include details of the mains water supply, the removal of sewage and surface water, who provides the water, and what the charges will be.

To find out more information on other conveyancing searches, including water and drainage searches, you can read pour deatiled guide here.