One Of The Leading Sydney Water Accredited Constructor/Suppliers

Sydney Water Accredited


We are one of the leading Sydney Water sewer and water main contractors with over 24 years’ experience in the industry, and over 15 years’ experience as a Sydney Water approved and Asset Locator.

As a fully qualified and approved Asset Locator we can provide Sydney Water Service Location Reports (also commonly known as a Pegout Report). Our experienced staff can locate all assets using the most up to date technology and equipment.

Sydney Water Supplier No. 1139 (Minor Works)

Sydney Water Licence No: SSU-QA-C-021234 (Major Works)

Our Services
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  • Sewer Diversion
  • Sewer Concrete Encasement
  • Sewer Sidelines
  • Cutting in Sewer Junctions
  • Sewer Extensions
Aqua Civil


  • Stormwater Diversions
  • Stormwater Extensions
  • Stormwater Upgrades
  • Water Main Upgrades
  • Water Main Amplifications
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Service Location Reports
(aka Pegout Reports)

A Pegout is necessary if you are proposing to build over or adjacent to a Sydney Water Asset. Our Pegouts are done using the latest up to date above ground electronic location technology and CCTV imaging.
We have over 24 years experience as a Sydney Water Constructor/Supplier. We have over 26 years experience in the plumbing industry ranging from Residential to Commercial plumbing.
We provide clear, concise and accurate Service Protection Reports and offer a 48 hour turnaround on our reports.
We have a range of equipment, 1.5 tonne excavator, 13.5 tonne excavator, 5.5 tonne excavator and 3.5 tonne excavator, tipper and ute. We have the latest pipe location technology to find all your services on site.

Concrete And Water Sewer Encasement

What Are The Key Factors That Decide The Cost Of Water Sewer Concrete Encasement In Sydney

At this current time, there is a decisive development in the construction business in Sydney as the majority of the contractors, plumbers, and constructors are noticing a quieter period than usual. During this quiet time, construction companies can offer value for services and competitive rates to keep crews busy until the tendering teams win new projects. Having well prepared water building plan approvals during this time is a wise move. It means that the individuals and the developers are now in a good position to get diligent services and value for money from the pipe laying players and construction industry. Be it:

  • Investing in backyard Granny Flats to create an additional revenue stream,
  • Constructing a patio or guestroom through an addition or alteration process,
  • Getting ready for the heatwaves of next summer by building up a modern in-ground swimming pool quickly to benefit from the out of season rates.
  • Adding a garage or carport to the property to try and boost the equity and keeping the vehicle safe from the hailstorms

Some of the things you may wish to consider that affects the cost of water sewer encasement when it comes to hiring a water accredited constructor in Sydney.

   1. Length of encased section

This is an obvious factor of water sewer encasement. Usually speaking, the longer an encasement is, the more expensive the cost will be.

     2. Existing conditions of the ground

When it comes to excavating the ground within unstable geological strata for a concrete-encased sewer, there is greater wear and risk of damage to equipment, requiring extra laborers mobilised on the site, and supplying extra equipment and materials.

      3. Depth of the present assets

Being simple to understand, this factor comes with some consequences. First and foremost, it is a safety consideration. According to the rules of Safe Work Australia, the excavations that are deeper than 1.50m should be benched and/or shored properly. Another factor of excavation depth is the quantity of the excess spoil generated and the effect on the adjoining areas. According to the general rule, a deep trench for concrete-encased sewer must be wider at the surface level than the usual one, generating an added excavation than the usual volume, which is expected by digging at continuous width.

     4. Site accessibility

This is the last point regarding the influence of the depth of encased assets on equipment used and haulage costs to decide the rate of the sewer encasement project after the water building plan approvals.

     5. Nature of pipe

The details of the size of the pipe needs to be enclosed within the trench is an important factor in determining what is needed for site preparation and then for ordering necessary fittings and materials. The impact on the rate of the sewer encasement project is generally due to the indirect implications of bigger sized pipes instead of having major differences in the rates of pipe supplies.


I have been dealing with Aqua Civil for the last 18 years co-ordinating sewer and water construction for Sydney Water. Aqua Civil have always been very professional in both construction and communication ...

Denis Mahoney (Sydney Water Co-ordinator)

From my extensive construction experience, I have found Aqua Civil to be the best in providing Drainage, Sewer and Water, Civil constructor services. Their extensive technical knowledge and many years of experience has given them a proven track record of providing civil constructor services and practical solutions in a timely manner and cost-effective. Aqua Civil are Sydney Water approved constructors who are well able to undertake required surveys, peg outs as sewer locators and exercise civil works from concept to completion with excellent application resulting in no worries to the Main Contractor.

Stephen Caldis (Director)

We have been working with Aqua Civil for many years and have always been impressed with their performance. Sam and the team at Aqua Civil are always friendly and a pleasure to work with, their knowledge within their industry is to be commended.

Jeanette Nunez