Prior to 1970 most domestic and commercial properties will have been built using lead pipes. It is now known that over time exposure to lead can affect health, with the greatest risk to pregnant women and children under six. This is why our team advocate that all lead pipe replacement work is undertaken promptly, to remove any unnecessary risks. It’s important to check to see if you do still have a lead pipe supply. If you’re unsure get in touch and ask for our advice. T. 0800 808 5526. You’ve got nothing to lose. http://dwi.defra.gov.uk/consumers/advice-leaflets/lead.pdf
Lead pipe replacement cost doesn’t have to break the bank! We can help support you tap into the ‘lead pipe replacement scheme’. Our experts are on hand to help advise if you have a viable claim, and to help complete the lead pipe replacement scheme paperwork.
With new trenchless technology, lead pipe replacement costs can be kept to a minimum, and completed within a short period of time. Today the old lead pipes will be replaced with Copper or PVC water pipes, which are relatively non-toxic. These substances are far less corrosive than lead, and invariably will last much longer. In some cases, for half a century or more.
CASE STUDY – Rutland Road
The property owner at Rutland Road contacted Pipeline Services as he was having a new extension to his property. He was concerned about the old lead supply, and had heard that we specialised in lead pipe replacement. Throughout the process of the extension planning and build, our engineers worked with the property owner and builder to ensure that everything ran smoothly.
The new lead pipe replacement supply pipe was relocated to the extension using impact moling techniques. The new water supply pipe replacement was connected and commissioned within one day on site, and with minimal disruption. The customer now benefits from an upgraded 25 mm MDPE supply (medium-density polyethylene), peace of mind and healthier drinking water.
If in doubt give us a call – T. 0800 808 5526.
Pipeline Services offer a professional service for all your domestic, commercial and industrial projects. We are based in Manchester but can offer a nationwide service. Our highly qualified engineers have vast experience in all aspects of water supply pipe replacement, water main repair, lead pipe replacement and investigation work. Pipeline Services operate to guidelines set by industry regulators. Our industry accreditations speak for themselves.
Contact Pipeline Services
Head office: 20 Newby Road
Stockport, SK7 5DA
Tel: 0845 226 5060