Storm Ciara may have passed us by at last but her effects are still very much being felt, with homes and businesses across Cumbria now left without water after a mains pipe near Kendal was damaged. United Utilities said “horrendous” weather conditions were getting in the way of repairs, with around 8,000 properties at risk of having to go without water for days, the BBC … [Read more...] about Parts Of Cumbria Without Water After Storm Ciara
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Cumbria is prone to flooding, especially during the winter months, and the effects can be really devastating for homeowners all over the county. However, there may be a way you can afford yourself extra protection if you’re worried about flooding and your home. Food Re is a flood reinsurance scheme that helps those who do live in flood risk areas. Since 2000, flood insurance … [Read more...] about Have You Come Across Flood Re Yet?
You might be tempted to flush your wet wipes down the toilet but Water UK and other companies around the world have warned that you could contribute to a serious sewer blockage if you do. More than 247 companies in over 18 countries have now signed an international statement outlining the global water industry’s position with regards to products that are labelled as … [Read more...] about Don’t Flush Wet Wipes, Water UK Warns
To avoid blocked pipes, people do have to be vigilant about what they send down the drains. For example, you should always avoid flushing wet wipes and dirty nappies down the toilet, as these will definitely result in a clog. However, these aren’t the strangest items to have been found in the pipes. Here are five of our favourites. A five foot-long snake A plumber in Dover … [Read more...] about 5 Weird Items Found Blocking The Plumbing!
If you live in Cumbria and have experienced overflowing and blocked drains in the past, you’re likely to want to sign a new petition that’s just been launched by the leader of the Conservatives on South Lakeland District Council and councillor for Windermere, Applethwaite and Troutbeck. Ben Berry is now looking to force Cumbria County Council to take immediate action where … [Read more...] about Campaign Launched To Tackle Cumbria’s Drain Issues