blocked outside drain

Blocked Outside Drain

Blocked Outside Drain At Alton Pumps we often get calls for an blocked outside drain.  But it’s not often from a livery yard. The stable owners rang us with blocked drain issues which resulted in the drains backing up into the yard causing standing water. On investigation we found that horse waste and straw had…

UPVC Pipe work replacement

UPVC Plastic Pipework

At a recent site inspection our engineers identified that the pipework in a pump chamber had corroded beyond repair – this included the gate valve which had snapped due to severe corrosion.  The gate valve (or sluice valve), is the valve that controls flow and is commonly found in water treatment systems. We advised the client that the corroded…