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How to prevent water damage whatever the season.

People always seem surprised by flash flooding in the summer. Why at a time when we typically enjoy our best weather can heavy rainfalls overwhelm drains and gutters? During the summer, prolonged hot and dry conditions bake the ground hard.  If there is then sudden, significant rainfall, the ground is unable to soak up [...]

Our new RCV Ultra Cleaner Recycler lorry is already out clearing floodwaters

The Met Office declared February 2020 the wettest February on record, with floods devastating families and businesses across the country. At Drain and Sewer Services we continue to invest in the newest resources to help customers recover from flooding more quickly. Our latest jet unblocking and floodwater suction capability It’s essential to have the [...]

Introducing the latest addition to the Drain & Sewer Services fleet

In December we announced that we would be adding a new lorry to our expanding fleet. We are excited to announce that our new RCV Ultra Cleaner Recycler lorry – a brand new jetting and sucking recycler unit - will be ready for delivery in early March and we can’t wait to see this [...]

Don’t let blocked gullies flood your property

Gullies play an important role in our drainage system. Yet many property owners may not even be aware that they are there, and if not properly maintained, a blocked gully can lead to serious flooding problems with the potential for causing damage. What is a gully? A gully is like a basin that’s usually [...]

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 [...]

How to avoid winter flooding – make sure your gullies, culverts and drains are clear!

You make sure your gutters are cleared, water pipes and outdoor taps are lagged and leaves are swept from roads but often, what is out of sight is also out of mind. At this time of year gullies, culverts and drains are susceptible to getting clogged up with leaves, branches and other winter debris [...]

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Getting to the bottom of a blocked toilet at Eggar’s School

The Drain and Sewer team were recently called out to Eggar's School in Hampshire to help unblock a toilet. The school were perplexed as to what could be causing the sudden blockage.  From foreign objects that have accidentally been dropped down the drain to a heavy build-up of items that shouldn’t be flushed, there [...]

Don’t be a stuck in the mud – clear your drains and culverts while your land is dry

If you’re responsible for a large estate with a drainage system running through it, you should consider getting your culverts unblocked now, while your land is still dry and hard enough to take the weight of a 32-tonne tanker and suction unit. At this time of year, with our lorry [...]

Regularly maintain and empty your septic tanks and cesspits

Maintaining and emptying septic tanks and cesspits – it’s a horrible job but someone’s got to do it. In fact, we wish people would ask us more frequently than they do. The problem with a septic tank and cesspit is that they are buried underground, so it’s often a case of [...]

24 Hour Emergency Drain Unblocking

At Drain & Sewer Services, we have been successfully unblocking drains for over 50 years. Whether through traditional rodding or high pressure lorry mounted jetting units, we will clear the blockage no matter how big or small. Furthermore, we operate a 24 hour emergency unblocking service and will solve your problem day or night. [...]