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Roadway Sinkhole Caused by Broken Sewer Line
The homeowner received a DEP Cease & Desist violation from DEP and now had to figure out their finances to have the work completed on an emergency basis. In some cases the DEP may give a short period of time before the work has to be done however, this case was too dangerous and the homeowner had to have the work completed wit
Water Main Installation for Sprinklers
It seems that The Department of Buildings (DOB) is continuing to regulate and update their requirements for sprinkler main installations. Here at Harris we have experienced an increase in sprinkler mains over the previous five years and simply comes down to protecting ourselves and our homes. Initially our customers are upset when they are made aware of the unexpected expense which they did not budget for when preparing their renovation. We always try to remind them of the importance and not to just focus on the unexpected cost.
Water Main Break Floods Basement in Queens
The work now had to be scheduled on an emergency basis for the very next morning, the homeowner was willing to pay weekend rates to avoid the possibility of any further damage to his house.
The crew first arrived on site and found a small sinkhole forming on the outside of the house, this led them to believe that the water was leaking for a long period of time and had just founds its way into the house.
Borough Park Water Main Leak Repaired
Shortly after the first two holes were completed, a third hole was made on the sidewalk which the pipe would be pulled through. While digging on the city sidewalk within 50’ of a city tree we were required to have a Parks Dept. certified arborist on site as required.
- Roadway Sinkhole Caused by Broken Sewer Line
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