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Home / Are you doing the dirty

Is the wrong stuff going down your sink or loo?

Fats and wipes can block your pipes causing nasty whiffs, overflows or even serious flooding. Avoid kitchen calamities and bathroom blockages by following the simple advice below.

An exciting world first that could dramatically reduce sewer flooding

Utilising the same technology that powered the JCB Diesal Max to the land speed record, we are trialling a new approach to help clean out fats, oils and grease from our sewers.

Find out more about this innovation >

you could be so kind as to tell us what sorts of wipes you use the most?

Baby wipes
Make-up wipes
Anti-bacterial wipes
Toilet wipes

Follow our do's and don'ts

dos and donts

We've put together a list of do's and don'ts to help you avoid the risks.

Do's and don'ts >

How are we doing our bit?


Over the next five years we're investing £180 million to improve the quality of our sewer network. Take a look at our investment

page to see what we're doing in your area.

Investment in my area >

Follow our new parents advice


Being a new parent isn't easy. We've teamed up with Bounty to offer you some great advice and tips to protect your home

Tips for mums and dads >

Watch our home horror movies

View our spine tingling home horror videos and see the damage that a blocked sewer can cause to your home.

Watch home horror movies >