Blockages - WHY DO THEY HAPPEN? BLOCKED SEWER PIPES STINK!
Some of the most common reasons are:
Wet wipes are a big NO - do not flush them down the toilet.
Fats and solids (oils) being put down the sink - NO NO NO!
Tree roots can block and split pipes.
If your property has been flooded by a public sewer call Queensland Urban Utilities... if you are unsure and there hasn't been severe downfall of rain you need to call an Underground Utility locator (like US!) to get it cleared for you.
WHEN ITS YOUR PROBLEM....
1. Your drainage is not shared by neighbouring houses
2. There has been no flooding in your area (sun's out!)
3. It's only you with the problem neighbours are ok
YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE TO GET IT CLEARED IF.... it's on your property and up to the connection point. If you have this happening again, you need to give us a call. Overflow means you are losing water and that means a nasty expensive water bill that you don't want! If the overflow is in your street then Queensland Urban Utilities is your first point of contact.
And one more thing... don't flush those wipes!!!!!!