This is from Veolia. The local office is in Monceau-les-Mines. They
are friendly and helpful. There is a single mains waterline that enters
the property via a stop-cock in the road at the gate via a meter in
the 'cattle shed'. This water line goes to the front of the building
where the kitchen sink was once placed.
From EDF and via an overhead cable as is usual in this area. Enters
the property to a new style consumer unit (old one replaced by EDF in
Eh, no. It's camping indoors.
This is the one big item to be put in place. On purchase the sewage
was a 4" pipe out of the East room and a garden toilet hut. It
has improved a little. The hut is gone and I have a camping toilet on
The level varies but I've never known the well to go dry. I've drunk
it plain and boiled with no ill-effect and used it for cooking and cleaning.
But then i have an expat-stomach. Anyway why would one drink water when
there is so much good vin-en-vrac around?