Only metered standpipes issued by Yorkshire Water via Water Services can be used. Please read Yorkshire Water Terms and Conditions and abide by them at all times.


A licence agreement must be in place with YW.

A valid blue tie strap must be attached to the standpipe at all times.

Standpipes up to 1" diameter can be used but they must be fitted with a double check valve.

Standpipes can only be attached to a YW Washout.


For applicants of standpipes from 1st April 2010.

From 1st April 2010 the Metered Scheme begins. New applicants will go on to the Scheme immediately.

Existing licence holders will move onto the metered scheme when their current licence(s) expire.

Only standpipes up to 1" in diameter can be used and these can only be supplied by Water Services working on behalf of YW.


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