There is estimated to be more than 5 million pump stations, across London and the South East, which collect and feed waste through the vast complex of sewers, drains, pipes and treatment plants. The average person uses 150 litres of water per day, which when multiplied by the 8 million people living in the South East of England perhaps gives some insight into the miracle beneath our feet.
Our drainage systems must be capable of handling waste water, rubbish, rain and anything else that comes its way, filtering, cleaning and ferrying the water through networks stretching miles, redelivering that clean water back to our homes whenever we turn a tap. When you consider also that London is Europe’s most densely populated metropolis, with the greatest level of growth and some of the oldest infrastructure, perhaps again you realise just how clever the utilities industry is.
The modern day miracle which is our current system has coped so well for so long but in order to ensure this continues it is vital that recognition is given to the following key issues:
- Pump stations maintenance
- Gullies and drain clearance and inspection
- Soakaway cleaning and maintenance
- Car park interceptor inspection and servicing
- Internal building drain cleaning
- Fat and grease is captured in traps which are emptied regularly, avoiding pollution
By managing our drainage infrastructure cohesively, we can:
- Mitigate the risk of floods
- Reduce pollution of our waterways
- Reduce insurance claims and rising premiums
- Prevent slips, trips, and falls
- Reduce repair costs from failed infrastructure
- Reduce the risk of loss of trade
Hydro Cleansing was built for London and all that London can throw at it. Our fleet encompasses the broadest range of technology in the market and is capable of dealing with the deepest flood, through to the highest blocked toilet.
With a wealth of knowledge and experience we offer services designed to your specific needs, committing ourselves to providing an unrivalled, cost effective service, causing minimal disruption.
Naturally, we hope our range our services may be of interest to you, so if we can be of any further assistance, you wish to book an appointment or receive a quote, please do not hesitate to contact us on 0808 256 5844 or visit our website www.hydro-cleansing.com
After the summer we’ve had, where the weathers not been able to make up its mind, some people may be experiencing bad smells escaping from their drainage systems. The combination of rain and damp weather then sunny spells and warm weather can lead to this and with the weather the way it’s been, it’s also been the perfect condition for those underground roots in your garden to cause major problems to your drain and sewer systems, triggering blockages after penetrating drains and pipes.
Tracing blockages can be difficult so the best and most efficient way is for Hydro Cleansing’s engineers to locate them for you using our CCTV push rods, crawler cameras or Megacam. We can then provide a drainage survey which we have found to be extremely cost effective, producing minimal disruption. Any damage or leaks within the piping can then be recorded and work can commence to repair them.
Prevention and regular drain maintenance is obviously the key to experiencing minimal or no problems at all but when one does occur for peace of mind remember to use a trusted, professional company, such as Hydro Cleansing, with a reputation that exceeds the commercial and domestic spectrum. Our jetting vans and combination units pump away blockages, clean fat/grease build up and wash away any other unwanted substances that shouldn’t be there.
With drainage systems increasingly becoming more technical giving it a go yourself is an option you should really steer clear of. It could even make the problem worse so whenever you have a drain or sewer problem, don’t hesitate in calling us 24/7 on 0808 256 5844.
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