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How can sewer pipe blockages and breaks be identified quickly? The challenge The UK sewer system totals some 300,000 km in length, with an estimated replacement value of £104bn.…
The UK sewer system totals some 300,000 km in length, with an estimated replacement value of £104bn. Maintenance and replacement programmes have focused on ‘critical sewers’ that make up 20% of the network. However, around 25,000 blockages occur each year… http://www.wskep.net/index.php/waterr2b/sectors/water-utilities/sewer-cctv/


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Category: Water Utilities

How can sewer blockages from fats, oils and greases be reduced? The challenge There are approximately 200,000 sewer blockages throughout the UK every year. It is estimated aroun…
There are approximately 200,000 sewer blockages throughout the UK every year. It is estimated around 75% are caused by fats, oils and greases (‘FOG’). Blockages account for 55% of sewer flooding incidents in the UK and more than 3,000 properties are flood… http://www.wskep.net/index.php/waterr2b/sectors/water-utilities/sewer-blockages/


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