Our teams are out at Double Bay today, cleaning out stormwater pipes. It might be a fun job for all but it’s important that the stormwater can get away. Blocked drains, pits and pipes are all causes of water damage in strata, facilities and other complexes and they do need regular maintenance.

Paul Milic, strata complex, stormwater  maintenance and cleaning,  blocked drains and downpipes.

Facilities with stormwater and rainwater devices such as pumps, OSD’s and rainwater tanks should be serviced every 6 months.

Facilities with drains and pits should be inspected every second year to ensure that blockages and failures don’t lead to significant water damage.

Some Council areas require annual reporting on the maintenance of stormwater and rainwater devices. This reporting details that the inspection, cleaning and maintenance of all devices have been performed to Councils standard.

Failure to undertake the required level of maintenance can lead to Council fines and in some circumstances, the rejection of insurance claims from insurance companies.

Read more about strata and facility stormwater maintenance and responsibilities

Stormwater Sydney can provide one-off or ongoing scheduled maintenance arrangements for all your stormwater and rainwater needs. These include Strata and Residential Complexes, Aged Care and Commercial Facilities and Industrial sites.

Stormwater Sydney provides Inspection, Cleaning, Maintenance, Repairs, Construction and Advisory on stormwater systems across Sydney. Ensuring you comply with EPA and Council Requirements. 1300741003

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