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Getting to the root of the problem of tree damage to pipes

Whilst trees are something to be enjoyed it’s unfortunate that their roots are a common cause of drain blockages and damage. It’s something our teams see all the time and if you have trees near your property, something you should be aware of. How do roots damage pipes? As roots spread searching for nutrients, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

How to prepare for flooding: don’t build an ark, clear your drains

The weather has always been a favourite topic of conversation in this country, but it’s getting more interesting now that we regularly get lashed by storms with names, torrential rain and even tornados. […]

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. [...]

NO JOB TOO BIG or too small

From emergency drain unblocking, cleaning and repair to road resurfacing and groundworks, we have the equipment and manpower to assist with all your needs, no matter how big or small. Drain & Sewer Services has truck mounted suction and jetting units with a capacity of 3,000 gallons and high pressure jets which produce pressure up to [...]

Lorry Mounted Suction Units

Whether it is due to heavy rainfall or a burst pipe, we can help. Our lorry mounted suction units can remove large amounts of water in single loads, as well as clean whilst the emptying is underway. If you'd like any more information please contact us, call us on 01252 312738 or email info@drainandsewer.co.uk [...]