Leaking Water Police

Leaking Water, Should I Call The Police Station

Leaking Water Police
Just below are common search similar to ‘leaking water, should I call the police’ by Martin Smith an experience emergency plumber well known through-out the UK.

Have you got water leaking and coming from the above flat/apartment? Do you know what to do in an emergency plumbing situation and who to call? Martin Smith explain in great detail on what procedures should be taking place.

Common questions when calling the police when leaking water

  • What can I do when I have leaking water from above apartment?
  • I have water leaking from flat above, do I need to call the police?
  • Do I need to call the police if there water coming through my ceiling but unable to get access?
  • Does section 17 mean I need to call the police when I have water coming through my ceiling?
  • What areas in the country do I require the police present when there is water coming through my ceiling from the above apartment but nobody in.
  • Leaking water in above flat, nobody in!
  • Who’s responsible for water damage due to a leak in above flat or apartment?
  • Water leaking from the above flat but occupant above will not let the plumber in, what are the procedures?
  • What will the police do if you don’t let them in or the emergency plumber due to water leaking in the below flat?
  • Water leaking through my ceiling, do I require an emergency plumber, 24 hour Lock Smith and the police?

What can I do when I have leaking water from above apartment

If your unable to get access to the above apartment or flat because there is leaking water coming through your ceiling, you will need to call an emergency plumber to make them aware that there is a leak coming from the ceiling above from the above apartment or flat, secondly is to call an emergency Locksmith. Once you have called an emergency plumber and a Locksmith, you will need to call the police, the emergency plumber, Locksmith and the police will meet on site to gain access to the above apartment or flat.

I have water leaking from flat above, do I need to call the police

You only need to call the police if your unable to get access without breaking an entry or any other type of force. Just because your call a Locksmith, this doesn’t allow you to get any entry and is the job of the police to make sure they are present. This law is for Wales and England but may be different in Scotland as the police may not need to be present but you may need to call them for a crime number.

Do I need to call the police if there’s water coming through my ceiling but unable to get access

As mentioned in the above paragraph, you will need to call the police and gain a crime reference.

Does section 17 mean I need to call the police when I have water coming through my ceiling

If you want to find out more about section 17 then the best thing to do is type in to the search engineer ‘police section 17′. This will bring up everything you need to know about section 17 and where the person above as no choice to keep the plumber from entering there premises and turning of the water mains stopcock to make save. If the occupant denise the access to the plumber then the police may make an arrest.

What areas in the country do I require the police present when there is water coming through my ceiling from the above apartment but nobody in

The areas in the country you will need the police present are England and Wales, in Scotland this may be different but is always best to contact them first before calling the Locksmith and the emergency plumber.

Leaking water in above flat, nobody in

If you have water leaking in the flat above, then the only options you have is to first let the occupants know in given them the chance to resolve the leak and stopping any further damages to your property. If there is nothing done, then you are within your rights to call an emergency plumbing engineer, Locksmith and the police.

Who’s responsible for water damage due to a leak in above flat or apartment

If you have a leak in the above apartment, then it is the responsibility of who ever owns the property, but if there is an occupant living above, that does not own the property, then it is the responsibility of the occupant to contact the owner to make them aware and to resolve the problem in the best manner they can. Any water damage will be claimable of the Insured above.

Water leaking from the above flat but occupant above will not let the plumber in, what are the procedures

If the occupant turns the mains water stopcock off and there is no more leaking water then great, but otherwise you will need to call the police under the section 17 act. Police And Criminal Act 1984.

What will the police do if you don’t let them in or the emergency plumber due to water leaking in the below flat

As mention in the above paragraph, if you don’t let the emergency plumber and the police in, your committing and offence and therefor the police can make an arrest in order to keep the police and continue to make safe so that the plumbing engineer can do his/her job.

Water leaking through my ceiling, do I require an emergency plumber, 24 hour Lock Smith and the police

You don’t require any trades person or police if your able to gain entry to make safe with the permission of the occupants above. With no permission you will require an emergency plumber and the police, if unable to gain access then you will also require a Locksmith.

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