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Do Drains Run Under Houses?

WES managing director and septic tank expert Mark Ward answers the frequently asked question as part of our ongoing Video FAQ series.

Do Drains Run Under Houses? – Video Transcription

Mark Ward:

Some drainage systems can run underneath the property, typically if the property has been extended over the drainage. So it’s important that the builder or the contractor allows for that to protect the drainage, and you will quite often have an internal inspection chamber, which is a sealed unit under the floor so that there can be access to the drainage for cleaning, cambering, should it be necessary. But yes, it can happen…

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