A drain is a pipe serving one property. The owner of the property is responsible for maintaining the drains
A sewer is a pipe serving more than one property. In Warrington, United Utilities are responsible for the maintenance of all sewers, with only a few exceptions. Visit the UU website to find out who is responsible for maintaining different sections of the drain and sewer networks. Call 0345 672 3723
A culvert is a tunnel or pipe that allows a watercourse to flow under a road, railway or similar feature. The owner of the land the culvert is situated on is responsible for the maintenance of it.