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Ian Sandford as a WW2 parachutist

Ian jumps at the chance to honour D-Day veterans

Rail drainage and maintenance manager Ian Sandford is joining hundreds of former paratroopers in a “final salute” mass jump to honour all those involved in the D-Day landings. He will be among 250 former airborne soldiers and female parachutists who will jump from 30 Douglas DC3/C47 Dakota aircraft over France to mark the 75th anniversary […]

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Are Your Drains Breaking the Law?

Download the “Are Your Drains Breaking the Law?” whitepaper Did you know that your drainage and sewerage system could be putting you at risk of prosecution, and the environment at risk of pollution? As far as the construction and architecture industries are concerned, everything from the pipework connections to the effectiveness of overall wastewater management […]

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Homebuyer’s Drain Survey

When buying a new house it’s important to ensure no nasty surprises arise – especially after the purchase has been finalised. If problems with a property’s drainage system are left unaddressed or unidentified, it can present a number of costly short and long term consequences. Join the UKDN team as we explain what a home […]

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Drain Maintenance FAQs

Join the UKDN Waterflow (LG) team as we answer some of the most common drain related questions asked every single month on Google.   Q: What does a smelly drain mean?  A: Items that are disposed of down the drain such as food, hair and other substances can get clogged. Bacteria grow on these substances, […]

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Domestic Drainage Excavation

As part of our drain and pipe repair services at UKDN Waterflow (LG) Ltd, we offer domestic drain excavations to residential properties around the UK, along with small civils projects for SMEs. Read on to find out what a domestic drain excavation is, when it is needed, and the process we would take to ensure […]

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UKDN welcomes new ‘Fine to Flush’ wet wipe standard

Drainage specialist UKDN Waterflow (LG) Ltd has welcomed a new national standard for wet wipes designed to be disposed of down toilets. Wipe manufacturers can now feature an official water industry ‘Fine to Flush’ symbol on their packaging if their products pass strict scientific tests. Industry body Water UK has teamed up with water companies […]

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9 eco-friendly swaps for your everyday beauty routine

At UKDN, we see first-hand the weird and wonderful items that end up down the toilet. That’s why we’re on a mission to change the UK’s flushing habits and work towards a healthier planet – starting with our drains! Early in the year, we conducted a survey to get to the bottom of what the […]

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Rats: Facts vs Fiction

’You are never more than six feet away from a rat’ is a phrase we often hear. After all, there are so many theories about the rats that lurk beneath our cities and, having come across plenty of rodent-infested drains, we thought it was our duty to determine fact from fiction. Let’s start with our […]

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