Drainage and ditches
Riparian owners (property alongside a watercourse)
Riparian owners have certain rights and responsibilities in relation to land drainage. See the following guidance notes for further details.
- public sewers - Thames Water Utilities - 08459 200800
- road gullies - Surrey County Council (highways department) - 03456 009 009
- sandbags - Reigate & Banstead Borough Council - 01737 276000
- ditches and watercourses - Surrey County Council (flooding enquiries) - 03456 009 009.
Blocked drains - who has responsibility?
See our drains page.