A domestic wastewater overflow is when black water (water that comes from your toilet and is contaminated with human waste) or grey water (water that comes from bathrooms, kitchens and laundries) overflows onto your property or into your home.
Although the wonders of modern medicine have done much to help eradicate diseases such as cholera and polio, the importance of sanitation and plumbing should not be understated.
There has been many controversial claims that the fall of the ancient Roman Empire was due to poor plumbing work, namely the use of lead pipes leading to lead poisoning.
A water meter is a device that all land properties have, it measures the volume of water delivered to a property.
When rusty water comes out of taps and faucets it is easy to freak out instantly, what you need to keep in mind though, is that rusty looking water can come out of a tap after plumbing work has been recently carried out of if there have been recent heavy rains.
Isolation valves — or shut-off valves, are a vital part of the plumbing process, they need to be installed in pressurized water systems so that when a pipe bursts or a tap leaks, you can mitigate the risk of a large mess and cost.
If you’re looking at renting out your property, as you will be the landlord, there are a number of factors to consider — one of the more important factors is if you will be able to pass on the full cost of water consumption to your tenant.
We've all heard that annoying sound in the middle of the night, you know the one, it makes you toss and turn in your sleep.
So, your hot water system has stopped working and you're wondering what to do. Here is a step by step checklist on what you can do to determine the problem.