To Flush or Not to Flush?

Throughout the last decade there has been a call to spread the word on ‘unflushables’ and what can and cannot be flushed down our toilets and sinks. This call has gained a great deal of awareness in more recent years due to news headlines highlighting the issue and the results shocking the public. Unflushable items can cause devastating damage to our sewers, environment and wildlife. According to Water UK (2019), there are approximately 300,000 sewer blockages annually, costing water companies £100 million every year to clear them.

Grease Trap Emptying & Why it is Important

Regular grease trap emptying is essential for businesses within the food and drink industry including restaurants, hotels, fast-food chains and other establishments with commercial or large kitchens. In this article we will do our best to share our extensive knowledge of grease traps.

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How to Stop Fatbergs Before They Disrupt Your Business

Health and safety risks can be mitigated by having well managed waste disposal services in place, as a fatberg formed by the incorrect disposal could cause significant disruption to businesses and residents. People are eating out more frequently, meaning that the need to reduce waste and adhere to government policies is paramount for any business. […]

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Britsh Record Breaking Fatbergs

When we took on the removal of a record breaking fatberg in London on behalf of Thames Water back in 2013, little did we know just how far the news would spread… From BBC Corporation News in the UK to Fox 47 News in Michigan, USA and Mock the Week, the fatberg topic has been featured on […]

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World Toilet Day – What’s it all About?

For most, going to the toilet comes as second nature and we hardly think about our actions, flushing and forgetting in most instances. Even the Queen does it… (Allegedly). But for others; the act of going to the toilet is a staggeringly different proposition. In fact, according to the United Nations (UN) some 2.4 billion […]

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Winter Advice from CountyClean

Prevent Blocked drains from causing you or your business unnecessary headaches Blocked drains can be an unsuspected problem for many homeowners and businesses at this time of year.  Build up of all manner of debris from leaves, twigs, and other rubbish coming into the drainage system from the ground can go onto meet other debris […]

Fighting the Biggest Fatberg Ever Discovered

Water companies allocate huge sums to fight fatbergs With another giant fatberg found in a sewer below Oxford, BBC News were keen to get our thoughts on this increasing problem for the major water companies as they allocate huge sums from their budgets to tackle the problem caused by their customers. The accumulation of fatty […]

A Dirty Business

A dirty business – but someone had to do it TV programme Watermen: A Dirty Business on BBC 2 featured some of the drain blockage difficulties encountered during a heatwave in the North West of England. Operatives did a great job of highlighting the root cause of blockages in our sewerage with flushed baby wipes, grease, cooking oil […]