Temporary ACC 2007/181 - Sewer records received by Anglian Water from Norwich City Council

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ACC 2007/181

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Sewer records received by Anglian Water from Norwich City Council

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  • nd [mid 20th century]-c 1990 (Creation)

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Temporary

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11 boxes

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(1973-1989)

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One of the regional water authorities (WRAs) created in 1974 under the Water Act, 1973. It took over statutory and local authority owned water supply and sewerage undertakings, e.g., Norwich Corporation, the East Suffolk and Norfolk River Authority, South Norfolk Water Board and the East Anglian Water Company.\r\nThe Anglian Water Authority was formed by the Water Act 1973 as one of ten regional water authorities which took over statutory and local authority owned water supply and waste water (sewage) undertakings. Anglian Water was privatized as Anglian Water Services Limited in 1989. It is now a subsidiary of AWG plc. The Authority combined the following river authorities and water utilities:\r\nEast Suffolk and Norfolk River Authority \r\nEssex River Authority \r\nGreat Ouse River Authority \r\nLincolnshire River Authority \r\nWelland and Nene River Authority \r\nIpswich Corporation \r\nBuckingham Corporation \r\nNorwich Corporation \r\nBedfordshire Water Board \r\nBucks Water Board \r\nColchester and District Water Board \r\nEast Lincolnshire Water Board \r\nEly, Mildenhall and Newmarket Water Board \r\nHigham Ferrers and Rushden Water Board \r\nKesteven Water Board \r\nLincoln and District Water Board \r\nMid-Northamptonshire Water Board \r\nNene and Ouse Water Board \r\nNorth East Lincolnshire Water Board \r\nNorth Lindsey Water Board \r\nNorth West Norfolk Water Board \r\nPeterborough Corporation Water Works\r\nSouth Lincolnshire Water Board \r\nSouth Norfolk Water Board \r\nWest Suffolk Water Board \r\nWisbech and District Water Board \r\nCambridge Water Company \r\nEast Anglian Water Company \r\nEssex Water Company \r\nTendring Hundred Waterworks Company

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(1989-)

Administrative history

One of the newly privatised water companies which took over responsibility for the water supply, sewerage and sewerage disposal from the regional water authorities in 1989. Successor body to Anglian Water Authority.

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Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 16 August 2007 (ACC 2007/181). Added on 24 July 2012 (AB).

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Boxes 1-3 Sewer inspectors' notebooks, undated. Most are for numbered areas of Norwich, e.g., '7 SW' (8 notebooks) and '11NW' (8 notebooks) and consist of annotated sketches of manholes in named streets.

In box 2 there also 'Main Trunk Sewers' (Norwich), which includes plans and 4 volumes of a sewer inventory, 1951-2, is one for 'Manhole Schedule, St Faith's Airfield';

Boxes 4-11 relate to the Newmarket Road sewer replacement.

Box 4 Application for payment

Box 5 Specifications, bills of quantity and other working papers

Box 6 Working papers (lever-arch binder)

Box 7 Drawings and related working papers

Box 8 Safety rating and working papers

Box 9 Photographs and working papers

Box 10 Drawings

Box 11 Correspondence and memos

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245f2427-388f-4d44-b090-8c24fd130d8f

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Created 24/07/2012 by Droab. Modified 23/11/2018 by Droip.

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