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8 Common Problems with Sewage Pumps and How to Fix Them

Sewage pumps play a crucial role in managing wastewater in almost every premises, from private homes to large commercial establishments. However, like any mechanical system, sewage pumps can encounter problems that prevent them from operating as expected and even cause them to break down completely. When sewage pumps fail, it can be extremely disruptive to building users and can result in toilets backing up, lack of access to clean water and overflow. To prevent this, our latest blog post reviews 8 common problems with sewage pumps and how you can fix them. The most common problems with sewage pumps include:
  • Pump won’t start
  • Pump won’t turn off
  • Toilets backed up
  • Leaking from pump
  • High level alarm sounding
  • Loud noises from pump
  • Burn out
  • Bad smells


Irrigation systems for sports fields

Keep Your Cricket Pitch In It’s Best Shape With A Portable Irrigation System

Cricket season has begun, teams across the nation will be playing regularly from early March to late September and as any player, groundskeeper or spectator of the sport will know that the quality of the pitch is one of the most important parts of the game.

There are also a number of risks that can arise from poor irrigation on sports fields, including injuries and games being called off.

Find out more about why a good quality pitch is so important for the sport – and the options available to ensure yours is exceptional.



Mawdsleys Becomes ISO 14001:2015 Certified

We are pleased to announce that as part of our commitment to operating more efficiently and reducing our impact on the environment, we have achieved ISO 14001:2015 certification. With many businesses and consumers considering their carbon footprint, this ...

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How To Improve Water Pressure

Water pressure is an essential part of any building with a water supply, yet it’s often taken for granted until something goes wrong and the pressure drops. Low water pressure can be caused by a number of factors such as high demand and can affect every ...


A Buyers Guide to Sewage Treatment Plants

When you can’t connect to mains sewerage infrastructure, a sewage treatment plant is the recommended solution for waste treatment and disposal. With septic tanks and cesspits slowly being phased out due to changing legislation and environmental considera ...


What’s The Cost of a Sewage Treatment Plant?

Sewage treatment plants are used in commercial and domestic properties when access to mains drainage is not possible. The plant treats water to make it suitable to be discharged into a drainage field or watercourse. With cesspits and septic tanks having ...

Commercial Water System

Mawdsleys Engineers Complete Water Hygiene Training Courses

We are pleased to announce that Mawdsleys Pumps Services engineers have successfully undertaken training courses as part of our ongoing commitment to investment in water hygiene services. The courses covered legionella risk assessment of commercial and cold water systems, legionella bacteria in hot and cold water systems, water hygiene and the 18th Edition Wiring Regulations. Find out more about the qualifications and how they benefit our customers in our latest blog post. ...
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Best Practice for Controlling Noise in Booster Pumping Systems

If you’re a facilities manager, public building owner or a tenant living within an apartment or block of flats; you will understand the vital role an efficient booster pumping system plays – providing water of sufficient pressure to every water point within the building.

However, one of the main reasons we are called out to attend booster pumping systems is due to noise coming from the system, attracting complaints from residents who may have been woken in the early hours of the morning by the pump.

In our latest blog post, we’ll cover off reasons why booster pumps make noise, how you can control it and essential regular maintenance checks you can carry out to ensure your pumping system runs efficiently without generating excessive noise.