Here at Birmingham Drain Services have continually invested into the latest technology to inspect and survey any type of drainage pipes. We continually deliver concise reports on the condition of your drains, sewers and pipe-lines. All of our cctv inspection engineers are experienced and qualified to the water industry standard (OS19x and OS20x) to ensure consistency and reliability of the information supplied to our customers.

We use WINCAN SURVEYING SOFTWARE to ensure every survey produced is in line with water industry standards. We will compile the data collected from site and provide a full report detailing drain conditions, invert levels, flow directions, duty and connections. Also included into the report will be recommendations and an itemised costing for any repairs that have been highlighted in your report .

Birmingham Drain Services advanced drain survey technology is the best and most cost effective way to inspect drains and sewers. If you already have a drainage problem or are keen just to avoid one in the future, a BDS drain survey is a quick and accurate way to an instant look at the condition of your drains.

Please see the following descriptions of the various surveys we offer or give us a call and we could discuss your specific requirement further;

Investigation survey;
This could simply be a investigation to a bad smell within a property or a blocked or recently blocked drain, we would come to site and diagnose with a camera any problems that may be occurring.

Structural homebuyers survey
When purchasing your first home or your dream home the last thing on your mind would be ‘are my drains ok??’

However this type of survey is getting increasing common to detect any faults prior to purchasing a property. This type of survey maybe in conjunction with a building surveyor if they have a suspicion of structural or damp damage within the property. We would carry out a full structural survey that includes all pipe-work on site, water pressure testing and testing of the incoming water main. We also offer the service of excavating trial pits and taking soil samples for testing in cases of subsidence.

Building an extension?
You may require a CCTV inspection of a public sewer that is within or close to the new building area. We produce water authority standard surveys that will be accepted by your local water authority.

Commercial surveys
We have dedicated teams to survey and size of site you require. Our qualified engineers are experienced in carrying out large project from an industrial unit to a new housing estate. Our dedicated project teams are fully qualified in all aspects of project surveying works from surveying deep sewers unto 2000mm in diameter or carrying out a confined space entry on a sewerage treatment plant to inspect its condition. Along side our projects we can also provide CAD drawings, utility surveys and topographical surveys.

Manhole surveys
We carry out full and concise manhole surveys and inspections, recording all data that includes photographs, invert and cover levels, conditions, flow directions and duty.