Monthly Archives: July 2014

Clogged Lines: How Professionals Deal with Them

Clogged sewer lines are a problem that often pops up for homeowners. The best way to deal with clogging is to call the professionals. You don’t want to have a burst sewer line on your property caused by clogs, mostly because of the mess it would make and the expense required to clean up. Here’s how the specialists deal with clogs. Continue reading


Sewer Secrets: Stuff that Sewer Cleaning Tools Remove from Pipelines

“What needs to be done
Maintenance teams in most of the country’s cities do their best to clear the sewage lines using powerful vacuum and purging equipment. For the street gutter openings, there are trucks that collect loose objects and debris. Meanwhile, for the smaller network of pipes that make up the sewer, nozzles that shoot water at high pressure are inserted to clear them of any obstructions.

An ounce of prevention
Having a debris-free sewer system ensures that excess water from heavy rainfall can be easily transported out of the city to prevent flash floods. A number of public health and sanitary issues can also be avoided when all the waste is literally flushed away like it should be.”

Driving a Street Sweeper

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to drive a hulking mechanical street sweeper? This article places the work environments of professional street sweeper drivers into the spotlight, with first­-hand accounts on actually driving these machines. Continue reading