HARRIS WATER MAIN & SEWER CONTRACTORS
Is a family owned and operated business serving the 5 boroughs
for over 95 years. we have four generations of experience
working with water mains and sewers.
NYC licensed & insured
Harris Plumbing and Heating Inc. was established directly after World War I by Abraham Harris, the father of Paul Harris. When Paul was not in school, he was working to further learn the plumbing business from his father...
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The idea of neighborhood gardens are being promoted throughout Brooklyn. The goal is to provide a positive and environment for families to spend time outside as well as the atmospheric benefit. Each garden location will require a water main to maintain and water the plantings. Earlier in the week we installed the first water main […]
We have been informed that NYC is starting a new program where they will be replacing lead water mains with copper at no charge to the property owner. The qualification details have not been released at this time however, we expect to have updates in January. There have also been rumors that NYC is going to require all lead water mains with copper in the near future, we will continue to release information on these topics as we receive them.
The home owner had many reasonable questions about how could the leak have been surfacing 15′ away from where actual problem was and why she did not experience any loss in pressure if the pipe was leaking. Please feel free to contact Team Harris if you have similar questions or find yourself in a similar scenario.
We receive continuous calls from property owners throughout NYC after DEP has turned off their water and most commonly people want the issue resolved for free! Unfortunately in NYC the property owner is responsible for the water main and sewer pipes from the house all the way out to the street. For this reason the city or a city sub contractor is not going to repair the problem for free.
We have created a video to assist in the visual aspect of a sewer installation. It is important for the homeowner to understand the extent of work to be performed, and words can only explain so much.
We hope you find this video helpful!
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