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Drain inspection CCTV surveys

August 30, 2010

There can be many causes of a blocked drain. But while drain jetting may remove a blockage it is usually impossible to find out what caused the blockage unless a CCTV survey is carried out. A CCTV survey is the only definitive way a drain inspection company will be able to determine the cause of […]

Stop blocked drains (Part 2)

August 29, 2010

In the last article we discussed the common ways drains can be blocked by putting incorrect substances into your kitchen sink. Here we will discuss what can and cannot be put into the drainage/sewer system from the bathroom. Nappies and sanitary wear Many people think that it is ok to put sanitary wear and nappies […]

Stop blocked drains (Part 1)

August 28, 2010

If you have a blocked drain, the consequences can be nothing more than devastating for the homeowner, in some cases waste water can actually flood into your home. However, most of the blockages that occur in your drainage pipes at home can be avoided by being careful about what you put into your drainage system […]

Road closed due to collapsed sewer in Waverton

August 27, 2010

A road in Waverton, Chester has had to be closed because of a sewer collapse. Residents noticed there was a problem when the tarmac on the road began to sink leaving a crater in the road. The road in question, Moor Lane, was visited by the highways department who decided to close the road and […]

Root intrusion in drainage pipes

August 26, 2010

One of the most common causes of drain blockages is root intrusion. The roots from trees and plants in your garden often find their way into the drainage pipe that leads from your home to the public sewer in their quest for an easy source of water. And because some of the drainage pipes that […]

Broken sewer causes road closure in Evesham

August 25, 2010

A road in Evesham has remained closed all week after the sewer underneath the road collapsed in three places. Emergency work was started last week on the sewer in School Road after sewage made its way onto the public highway. Because of which, Severn Trent water drain inspection engineers hastily arranged a meeting with the […]

How can I stop my drains becoming blocked?

August 24, 2010

Most of us have had to deal with a blocked sink or toilet at some time in our lives. Most of the time the blockage can be removed easily and the waste water can flow freely again. However, on the occasion that the drain cannot be unblocked, what can you do? If you have attempted […]

Traffic problems on A34 in Stafford as sewer collapses

August 23, 2010

Motorists are being warned to find an alternative route or expect severe delays on the A34 Queensville in Stafford after a sewer collapsed. The sewer, which runs under the road surface, had been expected to be repaired quickly, but the discovery of a gas main in the same trench has meant work needed to be […]

Sewer collapse causes problems on the South Circular

August 22, 2010

Part of the South Circular in London is to remain closed for a further week at least, after emergency repairs are made to part of the sewer system. The sewerage system that is beneath London Road in Forest Hill collapsed last Friday and needs to be rebuilt. Diversions are in place around the work which […]

Drain jetting and liner repair

August 21, 2010

Blocked drains need prompt attention to stop the problem worsening. A blocked drain can stop the waste water from your home reaching the public sewer, meaning that the waste may flood into your garden or in the worst cases, into your home. A professional drain cleaning engineer can assess your drain blockage and offer a […]