Southern Water

Since 1st April 2012 Aquam Water Services has been handling all applications for the hire of temporary water standpipes for use within the Southern Water network.

Our contact details are:

02392 695515

Unit 5 Fairway Business Centre, Airport Service Road, Portsmouth, PO3 5NU

Our team are on hand to assist both new and existing customers with the standpipe application process and ensure that you receive your metered standpipe quickly and efficiently.

Please note that only approved standpipes obtained through ourselves may be used within the Southern Water network and the use of any other equipment will neither be compliant nor legal and could result in prosecution.

If you witness an unapproved standpipe being used please report it to us either directly to the depot or via a link on this page. All reports are treated in the strictest confidence.

Standpipe Applications

If you would like to process a standpipe application or receive a quote, please complete the below application form and a copy of your application/quote will be emailed to you and the depot for processing.

Please be aware that you must have an account with us to be able to place an order.

If you don’t currently have an account, please complete our Credit Account Application via the link on this page.

Standard Charges

22mm Metered Standpipe Rental - £36.00 per week ( a £200 Deposit may be required).

Six month pre-paid hire - £550.00

Annual pre-paid hire - £990.00

40mm Metered Standpipe Rental - £57.00 per week

Six month pre-paid hire - £770.00

Annual pre-paid hire - £1,340.00

NB: Please be aware that the 40mm standpipes can only be used on approved filling points.

Hydrant locations for 40 mm standpipes can be seen here:

Water Usage - £1.883 per cubic metre
(all prices exclude V.A.T)

Delivery & Collection

We are able to deliver standpipes within 1 - 2 working days anywhere within the Southern Water network at a cost of £30 plus vat, alternatively customers may prefer to collect from their nearest available depot.

Please note you will need to contact the Office prior to your requested collection date to arrange the Off‑hire.

Meter Readings

All our standpipes are now supplied with smart meters that allow us to obtain meter readings remotely, however we may still request a meter reading from you and this can be supplied to us by:

Phone – 02392 695515

E-Mail –

Hydrant Use

22mm Approved Standpipes are only permitted to be used on wash-out hydrants in the Southern Water region, along with any of the hydrants on the ‘Approved Hydrants List for 40mm Standpipes’.

The use of Fire Hydrants is strictly prohibited

Southern Water standpipes are only permitted to be used on hydrants in the Southern Water region, if you require a standpipe out of this area, please locate the correct water company via our interactive map and contact the relevant depot.

If you require any further assistance please don’t hesitant to contact us.

Standpipe Application Form

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