Commercial News

Fin-tastic rescuers save Lucky the fish from sewer

21/01/2020

Severn Trent wastewater engineers made the most unusual catch of the day by rescuing two fish from a sewer. Brothers Martin and Chas Jeffries realised ‘fins’ weren’t right when the fish appeared on their CCTV survey camera. But they didn’t get into a flap – instead they managed to pull the fish to a manhole…

Fatberg finds prompt Christmas appeal to protect environment

19/12/2019

Christmas revellers and food businesses are being urged not to feed the fatbergs after Lanes Group sewer cleaning teams removed two giant waste monsters from beneath the streets of London. The Lanes teams, working for Thames Water, sliced a 30-tonne fatberg from a sewer beneath Borough Market in Southwark, South London, and a 63-tonne fatberg…

Concrete Pall Mall fatberg

Americans urged to be careful about what goes down the sink this Thanksgiving, as part of groundbreaking Unblocktober campaign

27/11/2019

Families across the US are being urged to do their bit to prevent unwanted drain blockages this Thanksgiving by taking care over what they choose to put down the sink. The call comes following the successful conclusion of Unblocktober, a groundbreaking new public awareness campaign in the UK that saw more than 4,500 participants coming…