Drainage and Water Searches Network

Drainage and Water Searches Network

NWG Property Solutions offer a complete range of commercial and residential property searches for property solicitors and conveyancers.

Our friendly team are a department within Northumbrian Water and have extensive knowledge interpreting data of the water and sewerage network and converting this into the Law Society’s CON29DW Residential or Commercial Enquiries.

The Law Society’s CON29DW Enquiry provides deal-breaking information for prospective homebuyers enabling them to make informed decisions about their property purchase.
The Enquiry consists of 25 standard questions which address issues that have the potential to affect both the value and title of the property, these are answered in full by all providers in the water industry. Supported by robust and underwritten guarantees, there is always a clear trail of responsibility back to the provider.

NWG Property Solutions are members of the Drainage And Water Searches Network (DWSN). This industry body is for those who are responsible for producing full and complete responses to the CON29DW Residential and the CON29DW Commercial searches.

What does DWSN do:

  • It is a technical centre of excellence, providing a forum for the sharing of good practice and information, such as legislative changes and their potential impact on the provision of the Law Society’s CON29DW Enquiry.
  • It provides commentary, guidance and advice on all legal and other regulatory developments relevant to the completion of the Law Society’s CON29DW Enquiry.
  • The Network provides a focal point for liaison with the Law Society, lenders and other stakeholders.
  • DWSN provides representation to government, government agencies, lenders, the legal community and customers regarding the importance of the Law Society’s CON29DW Enquiry and its role in the conveyancing process for both residential and commercial property and land.

If you see the DWSN mark you can be assured that those products have the highest quality content and supported by industry leading service standards.

At NWG Property Solutions, along with our peers in the water industry our aim is to be the provider of choice for your Water and Drainage property searches. Our helpful team are committed to providing a bespoke and dedicated service to all our customers. We understand how important it is to provide an excellent level of service, accurate and fast turnaround times and we are always working hard to exceed customer expectations. So far in 2024 on average CON29DW Residential searches were returned to customers within one working day and 98% of searches were completed in three days or less.

Searches are easy to order and available to order online or you can order by calling one of the team. For further information on our products and services as well as to access to our website ordering system why not give us a call on 0870 241 7408, email propertysolutions@nwl.co.uk or visit www.nwpropertysolutions.co.uk.