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Lead Pipes

Lead Pipes

Do You Have Lead Pipes in Your Home? Water mains in the UK are not made of lead – meaning that there is virtually no lead in the drinking water and water supply that comes from water treatment plants.  However, if your home was built before 1970, you may have a lead pipe feeding your … Continue reading “Lead Pipes”

What is a Soil Stack?

What is a Soil Stack?

Every building that has drainage pipe systems: toilets, sinks, and baths, are connected to a series of interconnected pipes. Together, they all connect to a network of horizontal pipes called waste pipes, or soil and vent pipes. These horizontal pipes transport any wastewater from a property by joining with a vertical pipe outside of the … Continue reading “What is a Soil Stack?”

What is a Grease Trap?

What is a Grease Trap?

Grease Trap Meanings Explained Did you know that every year, nearly half a million tonnes of grease and fat enter the UK sewerage and drainage systems every year? Grease can be a very destructive substance, sticking to pipe walls and building up over itself, eventually leading to severe blockages and fatbergs.  Fats and oils that … Continue reading “What is a Grease Trap?”

What is a Drainage Culvert?

What is a Drainage Culvert?

Drainage Culverts Here at Coastal Drains, our experts have knowledge that only comes from years of experience in the drainage industry. Our drainage engineers are the best at what they do – carrying the most recent industry-standard equipment in order to bring the best drainage services to domestic and commercial properties throughout Sussex. We will … Continue reading “What is a Drainage Culvert?”