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In short, no, it's most unlikely you would be able to force the laying of piping etc. without the owner's consent.
You might be able to raise some spurious ground, threaten to sue him etc., and see if you can't force him into submission, but needless to say, that's not a proper use of the court system.
What do you mean by raising spurious ground and what grounds would there be to sue?
basically I mean trying to find some reason to insist that you are entitled to do it by force.
Even though I doubt you are.
Well, properly speaking, there are no grounds you're likely to win on.
That's miserable to hear but thank you any way.