Private Sewer Transfer Bridge to the Insurance Sector SBWWI Wastewater seminar 10 th June 2009
Drainage Forum Member Companies:
AVIVA (Norwich Union)
RSA (Royal & Sun Alliance)
Promoting Best Practice in Drainage Repair
Recent Objectives 08/09:
To drive adoption of ABI Shared Drainage Claims Agreement;
To monitor the Protocol and recognise and implement changes;
To attend and contribute to the DEFRA Steering Group for the adoption of private sewers and drains;
To continue to liaise with the All Party Parliamentary Group for Sewers .
Specifically to reach agreement concerning the “change over” transitional period and subsequent claims processes involved with PST
The Drive to establish Best Practice
The Insurer’s Drainage Forum commissioned WRc to create a best practice for drainage claims for the insurance industry. The Drain Repair Book was launched on 22 nd May 2003.
UKDN were the first supplier to be independently assessed and accredited by the WRc to be delivering the best practice outlined in the drain repair book.
UK Drainage Network - Overview
UKDN are entirely focused on the insurance market, our founders are the contractors behind the Industry best practice as joint authors of "The Drain Repair Book" with the WRC.
UKDN and its founder contractors were the first drainage service providers to have been audited and approved by the WRc against the Drain Repair Book which defines industry best practice for investigation and repair of drains.
UKDN p rovides the insurance industry with a comprehensive best practice , drainage & burst water pipe claims and subsidence investigation service, nationally . UKDN has transformed the market place in terms of increasing customer satisfaction and reducing insurer’s claims costs.
UKDN have been members of the Insurer’s Drainage Forum since January 2005