Wastewater overflows

Learn about wet-weather overflows, plumbing blockages and how to prevent them. 

A wastewater overflow occurs when wastewater (sewage) spills out from gully traps, manholes, engineered overflow points or pump stations and flows into public or private property, waterways and the sea.

Why are overflows a problem?
What is the difference between wet-weather and dry-weather overflows?

Blocked drain?  

If you have a blocked drain or wastewater (sewage) overflow, call us before you call a plumber. We will assess, at no cost to you, whether the cause is in the public pipe or in your drain.  

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