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Preventing backflow from occurring

July 29, 2011

Backflow can occur in a drainage or plumbing system due to a number of different factors. As well as the common blockage, when the wrong items are flushed down a toilet, where there is nowhere left for the water to go, except for going back the way it came, is a burst mains pipe or […]

Suitable repairs to a drainage system

July 27, 2011

There are a number of reasons why drains may be cracked and damaged, with joints at risk of opening up. These include such things as water infiltration, vehicular traffic, root ingress or ground movement. In order to find a solution to the issue, you may not necessarily need to excavate the area around the drain, […]

A typical scenario for those responsible for water drainage

July 26, 2011

Water companies have made a concerted effort over the past few years to educate home and business owners about the problems which can be caused when unsuitable items are flushed away into the toilet and drains. The result of this can lead to sewer blockages and so it is often the case that a drainage […]

Avoid drainage problems this summer

July 25, 2011

Rather than having to deal with the stressful aftermath of blocked drains or flooding which can often occur at this time of year, it is always better to anticipate any issues at the outset. By checking your drains you can help to prevent many problems. The first tip is to consider installing strainers in the […]

Water mains works planned in Bristol

July 22, 2011

If you live in South West England close to Bristol then it is worth getting yourself acquainted by the future works happening in the area. Drainage maintenance work is always necessary to ensure that the water is flowing as it should and that the sewerage system is working effectively. Bristol Water, the utility company responsible […]

Drain replacement and when it is necessary

July 21, 2011

The latest trenchless technology techniques, such as impact moling, have really changed the way in which drainage contractors operate, as the need for excavating a road or public highway every time maintenance needs to be carried out has now been eliminated. However, there are still occasions on which traditional trench excavation work is the only […]

Prevent problems occurring with planned maintenance

July 20, 2011

It is only natural for people to address the issues that affect us in the now, rather than having to think about all the other possibilities in life. When it comes to the home or business, it always seems like situations present themselves without warning. However, with drainage maintenance you can usually see the signs, […]

How changes to the sewerage system will affect homeowners

July 19, 2011

It has been revealed that the Government are to transfer ownership of many private sewers and lateral drains to water and sewerage companies from the 1st of October this year. This makes the responsibility for drainage maintenance more straightforward and is designed to ensure the sewerage system is managed more effectively. As well as better […]

The sewer system and how to ensure it is used properly

July 18, 2011

The sewerage system is more than just the water and waste flushed down the toilet as it includes water from the sink and rainwater from footpaths and roads too. This water has been collected from a wide range of sources and contains a variety of waste products. In order for the sewers to flow as […]

Drainage maintenance improvements called for in Perth

July 15, 2011

Residents of Perth in central Scotland have demanded action be taken after flash floods caused havoc on the streets for the third year in a row. The problems arose as 20mm of rainfall hit the Fair City last week causing homeowners to scramble for sandbags in order to look after their property. During the same […]