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Water Jet Fixes Broken Sewer Pipe
We received an interesting call last week when a local homeowner asked us to “fix my broken sewer pipe with a water jet”. We kindly explained to the customer that a water jet is used to clear a sewer line of roots or grease and if the pipe is broken, a water jet may actually […]
New Telephone Pole Breaks Water Main
Last month in Boerum Hill Brooklyn a homeowner started to notice a reduction in water pressure. She began to look around the house to determine why this would have occurred. She noticed water seeping out of the sidewalk where a new telephone pole was installed two weeks prior. Her neighbor said that he noticed the […]
Roadway Sewer Repair Completed in Four Hours
Last Thursday a Queens’s homeowner contacted Harris Water & Sewer after experiencing a complete failure of their sewer line. The homeowner first became aware after viewing and smelling backed up sewage in the trap of their basement. It was first mistaken for a water main leak, at this time Harris performed a noise test on […]
Trenchless Water Main Installation
If you are having a copper water main installed and your home is located a short distance from the city water main, it is possible that the entire water main service can be installed with one hole. This would require one 3’x4’ hole in the street and a water main tunnel to be made with compressed air. Once the tunnels are completed the new copper pipe is pulled or pushed from the roadway excavation, to inside the building where the new ball valve and connection are completed.
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