What is a CON29DW Residential


In a profession that demands comprehensive answers, the CON29DW Residential’s 25 questions dot the ‘i’s and cross the ‘t’s. This nationally standardised product provides essential information about a property’s water and sewerage assets for homebuyers and their advisers. Specialist teams prepare the reports from complex data with each report going through various quality and review stages before delivery to the conveyancer.

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Mitigating risk

There are potential risks for homebuyers and their advisers, and they need qualified drainage and water information to make an informed purchasing decision. The CON29DW Residential provides essential information on important areas such as water and sewerage connection, location of assets, and sewer flooding.

Expert knowledge

Specialist teams, with years of experience working directly with drainage and water data, expertly interpret and verify comprehensive drainage and water data. The CON29DW Residential is regularly updated to reflect legislative and industry changes. There is specialist CPD available to support conveyancers, contact your local CON29DW Residential provider to find out more.

Complete and consistent

The CON29DW Residential is a nationally standardised product comprising 25 standard questions, covering key information from sewerage and water asset data to connection information.

Peace of mind

Each CON29DW Residential has terms and conditions to support conveyancers and their clients and is further supported by The Property Ombudsman in the case of redress or arbitration. Most reports are returned on average in just over 1 working day. DWSN is the industry body, and it audits and validates its members on a regular basis with independent external auditors to ensure compliance with quality and excellent service standards.

Looking ahead

DWSN will continue to work with the Law Society and other stakeholders to ensure CON29DW Residential searches fulfil the needs of conveyancers and their clients. CON29DW Search providers include:

• Geodesys
• Northumbrian Water Property Solutions
• SafeMove
• Severn Trent Searches
• Source for Searches
• Southern Water LandSearch
• Thames Water Property Searches
• United Utilities
• Wessex Searches