Thoughts on sewer jetting

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One of the most common forms of maintenance carried out on wastewater pipelines is high pressure water jetting; a process used to ensure that pipes run free of blockages and to remove accumulated material that would otherwise compromise the hydraulic performance of the system. In the UK, sewer jetting is a widely used technique for… Read more »

Fires in sewers, combustible pipes and pipeline integrity – is it worth the risk?

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On 28th September 2014 fire-fighters were called to a fire at a building site at Cargo Fleet Lane, Middlesbrough after reports that 20 large plastic sewerage pipes had deliberately been set alight. The blaze resulted in the streets surrounding the site having to be cordoned off after the area was blanketed in a cloud of… Read more »