Know your Sewer System- Prepare for a Disaster

Nov 09

Know your Sewer System- Prepare for a Disaster

When a natural disaster occurs, it’s important to know how to protect yourself and your belongings. It’s a good idea to know the basics in order to be safe and prepared.  Be sure to strap down your water heater so it meets safety codes. Consider hiring a professional plumber for this.  In California, when an earthquake strikes you’ll need to identify the...

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The Los Angeles River and Storm Channels

May 10

The Los Angeles River and Storm Channels

Los Angeles’s entire urban and suburban drainage infrastructure is engineered to capture and send storm water into the river rapidly, and then on to the Pacific. Nearly two-thirds of the city is paved, meaning water that might otherwise soak into the ground runs down streets, driveways and sidewalks and into sewers. Along the way, it picks up pollutants before...

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Rainy Season and Sewer Drainage Systems

Jul 17

Rainy Season and Sewer Drainage Systems

Many of us are experiencing a rainy season now that summer is in full swing.  Along with the sunny delights and fanfare this time of year brings, there is also a need to think about the proper functioning of our drainage systems where we live.  It is important to know to what extent a drainage issue is prevalent.  In order to do this, a qualified fully licensed...

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