Drain Unblockage News

How to prevent oil and fat from blocking drains

06/02/2017

Every year, thousands of drains are blocked by fats and oils being poured down them. It’s a problem that plagues both homes and businesses, but it’s the restaurant and catering industry that falls victim most often. This is when companies like Lanes for Drains are called, and drainage engineers across the country spend time undoing…

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Lanes saves building merchant cash by curing flood problem

01/04/2015

Lanes Group has cured flood problems that had caused damage worth thousands of pounds at a builder’s merchant yard. Drainage engineers from the Lanes Bristol depot were called in to investigate persistent flooding at the premises run by a national building supplies chain. Lanes Bristol Operations Manager Andy Edwards said: “The flooding was affected the…

Fire crews call in Lanes in drain search for pet pooch

05/03/2015

A Lanes Group engineer working for Thames Water has helped firefighters search for a pet dog after his owner saw him scamper down a disused drain pipe while chasing a fox. John Dale, who works for the Lanes Utilities Division on its wastewater network maintenance contract for Thames Water, was responding to an urgent request…