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Replacing existing pond pump.

Discussion in 'Electrics UK' started by Robert Hall, 19 May 2018.

  1. Robert Hall

    Robert Hall

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    Hi,

    I have bought a new pond pump as our old one died. However in the instructions it mentions that outdoor work needs to comply with Part P building regulations.

    Therefore would I need to inform my LA building control that I'm replacing my pump or not. The power supply is already insitu and not requiring any work and so it's a case of opening the junction box and connecting the pump whilst leaving the power supply as it is.
     
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  3. JohnW2

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    If you are England, it would certainly not be 'notifiable' work - so no-one has to be informed..

    In Wales, it might well be notifiable, even though it's only a replacing job.

    Kind Regards, John
     
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    All electrical work in dwellings needs to comply. Complying with Part P means this:
    part_p_requirements.png
    and that is all.

    Notification is a separate thing - a few types of work needs to be notified to building control, typically by paying a substantial fee or using someone who belongs to one of the many schemes.
    Most electrical work does not require notification, and most of what does is not notified even when it should be.
     
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    .........and simply replacing a pond pump is not notifiable.
    Just get on with it. I'm still trying to recover from USA preacher distress.
     
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  7. JohnW2

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    :)

    Many years ago, I attended (in UK) a wedding of a (somewhat 'unconventional', particularly for those days) colleague, virtually the entire 3-4 hours of which were just like that (including preachers and choirs imported from US). It was followed by an equally lengthy 'reception', frequently punctuated by (noisy and/or 'with gesticulations') prayers and/or hymns, which was "free from" alcohol, meat, tea, coffee (maybe even chocolate) and goodness knows what else!

    Kind Regards, John
     
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    I certainly hope not!

    I recently replaced our pond pump, as my wife chopped through the mains cable whilst gardening :rolleyes:. I didn't want to mess about trying to repair the cable, especially when it would be unprotected from the elements. I just plugged the new one into the outdoor power socket.
     
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    Ah, so you watched the Royal Wedding too, then. :LOL:

    My God, didn't he rabbit on? I think many Yanks like the sound of their own voice!
     
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    Oh, I see there has been a wedding. Why did no one advertise it?




    The Queen was asked what she thought about having a member of a coloured ethnic minority as a member of the Royal family.

    She replied that she had never thought about Harry like that.
     
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