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Top Hat repair solves a difficult excavation problem

Tubado,

Many northern towns have terraced streets with narrow cobbled rear access roads. When Drain Alert Ltd of Hoghton, Preston was asked to investigate a damaged 100mm private connection into a 225mm public sewer in one of these cobbled entries, an excavation to 2m deep was considered impractical. Stephen Ormisher contacted Graham Evans

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Drain Alert carried out a major reline of effluent drain system

Tubado,

Drain Alert carried out a major reline of our effluent drain system over about 7 weeks at Runcorn. The work included confined space working, CCTV inspection before and after, over-pumping, flow isolation, manhole and buffer tank lining to resist concentrated acid and caustic chemical attack and traffic control because much of the work

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Dropping temperatures can cause chaos with drains

Tubado,

Blocked drains are a common problem that can cause havoc if they aren’t taken care of. Water freezing in a blocked drain adds to the problem so it makes sense to be on the lookout for the warning signs of a blocked drain. If you can quickly identify any problems and nip them in the bud it will save both money and time. Some of the m

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