Before and After Blocked Drain


CCTV Drain Inspection Blackpool & Preston At Steve Hastings Drain Services we recommend regular maintenance checks, especially for commercial property, as this can help keep them maintained and ensure that we catch any issues before they become urgent. We can uncover an issue with your drains If we discover that simply unblocking your drain isnt [...]

Prison inmates block drains making protein shakes from eggs


Drain can easily be blocked from all manner of foreign objects being disposed of down them which HMP Stoke Heath in Shropshire recently found out. Severn Trent, the water company managing the treatment works near the prison noticed something peculiar was going and eventually worked their way back to the prison. Weightlifting is a popular past time in [...]

Bill Gates has spent $200m making a new toilet


Bill Gates of Microsoft fame is not someone that you might expect to be a toilet or poo expert, but over the past seven years, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has spent more than $200m on researching the field. In the western market, we take toilets for granted, and the diseases associated with poor [...]

Blocked drains cost Scotland £6.5m a year


Blocked drains in Scotland have gotten so bad that Scottish Water has started a new campaign to advise food business how to dispose of waste correctly. The new campaign is led by Scottish Water which attends an average of 95 blockages every day in Scotland at a cost of £6.5m a year. The deposits are caused by [...]

How many times does the average person flush the toilet in a day?


On average, and according to detailed (external)  research the average person flushes their toilet 5 times a day! to be more precise, a brown flush - you guessed it.. happens about 1.5 times a day by one person alone, the rest are classed as yellow flushes.. you guessed that too.   This is quite a [...]

London £5bn super sewer to handle 39 million tonnes of sewage in London per year


London has a major drainage problem, their Victorian sewage system is struggling to cope with the sheer volume of sewage created per year. The old system was not designed to handle the volume or the misuse of the drainage system and recently a 130-tonne fatberg that blocked a large part of the servers had to be [...]

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