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Scanprobe Technology: Making flood alleviation easy

Drain & Sewer Services were recently asked by a local authority for assistance in flood alleviation. The local area was hit with flooding following several days of heavy rain. Build-up of surface water and debris washed onto the roads had caused flooding to houses, footpaths and roads which contributed to major disruption and inconvenience [...]

Specialist flood response services – 24 hours a day

With shoppers stranded in shopping centres and families being evacuated from their homes in South Yorkshire last week we’re seeing at first-hand how quickly torrential rain can turn into flooding and how no-one expected it until it happened. The clean-up will take months and £millions, not to mention the distress and disruption for the [...]

Drain clearance with minimal mess and disruption to your workplace

When it comes to heavy duty drain cleaning, a lot of people worry about the potential mess and hassle that might come with clearing a major blockage. At Drain and Sewer Services, we have a variety of tools to deal with a whole range of drain, gutter, sewer and gully clearance jobs. From the [...]

By |2019-08-28T09:31:54+00:00August 28th, 2019|Blocked drain, Drains and Sewers|0 Comments

New 2020 Septic Tank Regulations – are you compliant?

The General Binding Rules, which affect septic tank owners, are tightening in 2020 and placing greater restrictions on septic tanks discharging into a watercourse. Discharges from septic tanks directly to surface water are not allowed under the General Binding Rules. Under the new rules, if you have a septic tank that discharges directly to [...]

By |2019-09-12T15:33:11+00:00August 19th, 2019|Blocked drain, Drains and Sewers, Septic tanks|0 Comments

What causes blocked drains?

Blocked drains are unpleasant, cause flooding and give rise to bad smells and even health risks. So what can you do to prevent this from happening on your property? Why do drains get blocked? Many objects that lead to blockages are generated by daily activities. Grease from waste we wash down the sink, including [...]

By |2019-07-29T14:05:07+00:00July 29th, 2019|Blocked drain, CCTV testing, Drains and Sewers|0 Comments

Keep your gutters clear from plants and debris

It is high summer and nature is blooming in its full glory. It is a time to relax but there is one garden job for July that you might not be aware needs attending to – the unexpected plants growing in your gutter! The picture below is a plant recently extracted from a gutter [...]

Drain and Sewer Services are proud to sponsor Armed Forces Day

Aldershot is home not just to Drain and Sewer Services but is more famously known as the “Home of the British Army”.  As a local company, with a shared hometown, we feel a close connection to the military services and all they do for our country. As such, we are very proud to sponsor [...]

By |2019-06-28T11:32:54+00:00June 28th, 2019|Drains and Sewers|0 Comments

Check the drains to beat summer flooding

June is here and so is the torrential rain. Just this week, with the heavy downpours, the Drain and Sewers team were out all day and night, working until the early hours of the morning clearing drains and pumping out flood water for our customers across the South East. As we head into summer [...]

By |2019-09-12T15:33:50+00:00June 12th, 2019|Blocked drain, Drains and Sewers, Flooding|0 Comments

Drain CCTV and Jet washing to clear your troubles away

The team at Drain and Sewer Services have the experience to take on any challenge that comes our way. Our teams have the latest high-tech equipment and are highly skilled, so we are often able to go on site, identify the problem and deal with it then and there, saving the customer time and money.  Clearing drains is [...]

CCTV drain surveys to identify drainage problems

If you are experiencing any problems with your drains or sewers, then a CCTV drain survey is the most cost-effective way to diagnose the problem. A CCTV drain survey removes the need to dig any holes or trenches. We simply send a state-of-the-art CCTV camera down into the drainage system to identify and locate [...]

By |2019-05-21T16:50:34+00:00May 20th, 2019|CCTV testing, Drains and Sewers|0 Comments