Stormwater Drainage

Residential Drain Cleaning and Repairs

Storm water drains can suffer from a build up of debris and dirt overtime, and soil and branches can often cause obstructions to your drain which blocks them during storms and wet prolonged wet weather. Regular preventative maintenance using high tech equipment and pumps can unblock a drain quickly and easily, allowing the rainwater to pass through with ease again.

Unblock a Stormwater Drain in Newcastle

Blocked stormwater drains can easily go unnoticed for long periods of time, especially when the rainfall is consistent. Large bodies of water that form around the drain that doesn’t seem to be moving should be fixed immediately to avoid any damage to roads, pavements, and driveways.

Storm water pipes and drains can easily be damaged overtime. This could be due to bad installation, tree roots or the pressure of the road above compressing the pipe or causing an obstruction. It’s not until there is a lot of wet weather that you take notice in the pooling of water around the area. Our team of professional plumber have years of experience in repairing and unblocking clogged storm water drains and spotting when preventative maintenance is needed to prevent future damage.

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How can we assist with your blocked drain?

Preventative and regular maintenance of your drain and household plumbing can provide you with peace of mind that your drains are in good working order. Regular cleaning using high pressure jets of water can eliminate the buildup of debris and minimise the risk of a blocked drain.

Water damage on properties can cause a lot of damage if they are not fixed quickly. The results of heavy rainfall and damage can happen in a matter of minutes when there is a mix of flash flooding on a low-lying property. Preparing your home can reduce the damage – but installing the right drainage that is effective in allowing the water to drain into the council’s system is imperative in making sure your property doesn’t flood every time it rains.

Overflowing gutters and down pipes are a clear sign that your drainage system is under pressure and cannot cope with the amount of water it is receiving. This could simply mean the gutters are clogged, or that the down pipe connected to the council’s system is blocked.

Does heavy rainfall cause water to build up on your property?

Commercial Drainage Solutions

We offer the best customer satisfaction, quality of workmanship and guarantees on all our work. If you are experiencing drain issues for your business, our team are here to help. Our licensed plumbers specialise in commercial and residential plumbing and gas fitting, for homes and business. No job is too big or small for us, so if you suspect you have a blocked drain, call us today!

FAQ About Storm Water Drains

How do you cover a storm water drain?

A temporary and quick solution to avoid debris getting into an uncovered storm water drain is to cover it in a fabric barrier, which is designed to filter the water before it goes into the drain.

How does a stormwater drainage system work?

Large contract well/basin are constructed beneath the road and driveways, which fill up with stormwater, which then travels down a connection of pipes to a catchment area, leading to the lake, river, or the sea.

Why are storm drains important?

The purpose of storm water drains is to prevent flooding due to rainwater. The are very important in keeping our homes and buildings free from flooding and the roads safe for us to drive on.

Get in Touch

Contact our team if you require assistance with a blocked or damaged stormwater drain. We service Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, and Maitland areas. We also have a team of emergency plumbers who can provide a quick and reliable service, if such an emergency arises.