What causes sewer flooding?

What causes sewer flooding?

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What causes sewer flooding?

Sewer flooding can be caused by:

  • Blocked pipes
  • Extreme weather causing prolonged rainfall
  • Insufficient land drainage
  • Surcharges from private sewers or drains

You can find out more information here about the causes of sewer flooding.  Or if you are affected by sewer flooding please see our information on What do I do if I have been flooded by sewage?

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