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Blocked Stormwater Drains


Blocked stormwater drains can be a common issue around your home. Blocked stormwater drains pose a great risk to many homes all year round, but even more so during periods of excessive rain. Stormwater drain issues should be addressed as quickly as possible to prevent flooding and damage to your property which is why we offer a 24/7 emergency response drain clearing team.


The guttering in your home and stormwater drainage points around your front and back yards are all important parts of your community’s stormwater management system and should be regularly maintained. When you stormwater drains are neglected sediment will build up, leaf matter will clog the drain all it takes is some wild weather and your drains become blocked and overflow. Vital Flow Plumbing Services has been addressing blocked stormwater drains in Sydney for more then a decade and with our latest technology equipment our plumbers will have your blocked stormwater drains in perfect working order with minimal mess and fuss.

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Gutters, down pipes and pitts are designed to catch surface stormwater from the roof and around the space of a building. With proper connections to storm water drainage, this system should flow smoothly removing water from the property preventing any damage to the structure or surrounds.


When a stormwater pipe blocks this whole system fails. This can cause serious damage to a property in heavy rain. Please don’t ignore the warning signs that your stormwater system is backing up



  • Gulping or gurgling sounds
  • Smelly drain grates
  • Water in the eaves
  • Water down the walls
  • Rising damp
  • Property erosion
  • Blocked gutters
  • Blocked downpipes
  • Leaky roofs and gutters
  • Lack of proper roof and gutter maintenance
  • Wear and tear of roof and gutter
  • Surcharge or overflow


Some common causes:

  • Sediment build up over time
  • Cracks in the joints
  • Breaks in the pipe wall
  • Insufficient gradient or fall of the pipe
  • Misaligned pipes or completely Collapsed pipes due to incorrect installation
  • External forces such as pressure from large tree roots or ground movement
  • Foreign objects such kids toys,  AND balls
  • Tree roots restricting drainage
  • Flash flooding / heavy rain.


Depending on the cause and severity of the blockage, it may require a specialised solution. Our licensed plumbers will assess the cause of the blockage and explain the best solutions available to you. This may require some of our specialised equipment.

High Pressure Jetting Machines
Our Vehicles are fitted with the latest in ‘High pressure water jetting’ equipment for all drain cleaning and toilet blockages. If need be we can put a thin hose up your toilet and with high pressure water we can blast away any obstruction. Jet blasting is a safe and effective way to unclog toilets fast.
CCTV Drain Camera
Want a clear picture of your Toilet problems? This technology allows us to see exactly what’s caused the clogged toilet via a video monitor at ground level. CCTV drain inspection cameras take the guesswork out of blocked toilets in Sydney. We can asses the severity of the blockage, what caused the toilet to clog and exactly where the blockage is located.
Pipe Locating Devices
Pipe locating devices pinpoint exactly where the obstruction in the blocked toilet is located. It tells us where the problem lies by tracking an electrical signal omitted from the head of the CCTV drain camera. This enables us to establish how far down the clogged toilet the blockage lies and at what depth.
Excavate & Replace
Blocked toilets may be caused by Tree roots, Collapsed and badly damaged pipes or even foreign materials that sometimes just won’t budge. In worse cause scenario you toilet pipes may need to be repaired or replaced to clear and prevent future blockages from occurring.
Emergency Response
When things go seriously wrong with your storm water drains we know it can become an emergency and you need it fixed as quickly as possible which is why we offer 24/7 emergency response for all plumbing and drainage emergencies.
Down Pipes & Gutters
A common cause of storm water blockages is a build-up of sediment. Neglecting gutters and down pipes means that leaves, dirt, soil and debris gets washed into your storm water drain and built up over time. Our licensed Plumbers can flush out your down pipe and safely remove any debris from your gutters. We can also install leaf gutter guard to prevent any future blockages from occurring.
Blocked Drains


1. We specialists in blockages –  Our Sydney stormwater plumbers use honest practical methods for clearing your drains. A blocked stormwater drain could be as simple and cleaning out drainage pitts, down pipes or gutters or it may even need some specialised equipment; Our latest technology-Which range from high pressured jetting machines to CCTV drain camera inspections to efficiently remove all blockages.


2. We provide confirmation-Once the Sormwater pipe has been cleared and the pipe has been cleaned, if need be our technicians will use our free CCTV drain camera and inspect the Stormwater line to make sure that the drain is completely clear, giving you peace of mind. We can even make a recording for you in the event that you need to provide proof to an insurance company or strata corporation or any underlying problem.


3. We are affordable– We have fixed pricing with no hidden costs for your sormwater drains. You will know what price your up for and exactly what has caused your blockage and how we will repair it. We will get the job done right the first time on all types of stormwater clearing.


 4. We clean up after ourself -  Once your stormwater drain is clear  we will then clean up the mess.  If there was an internal overflow from your stormwater you can rest assured we will work with your needs closely and wet vacuum or pump the water from wet or flooded areas. We will always leave your home or business clean safe and protected.


5. Best advice- If repairs are needed rest assure Vital Flow Plumbing services will give the best advise and options on the repair process.



Whether you're based in Hornsby, Castle Hill or Roseville, our team of licensed Sydney plumbers is committed to unclogging Stormwater drains fast. We understand that blocked drains are a huge inconvenience and we have the technology on hand to begin repairs right away.


Sydney | North Shore | Sydney CBD | Inner West | Eastern Suburbs | Northern Beaches | Hills District | Parramatta District | Ryde | Central Coast

Blocked Toilets
Blocked Stormwater Drains
Blocked Sewer Drains
High Pressure Jet Blasting
 Other Key Services We Offer
CCTV Drain Camera Inspections
Leaking Taps Repairs
Emergency Plumbing
Burst & Leaking Pipe Repairs


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We accept cheque, bank transfers, cash EFTPOS, seniors card and credit cards for ongoing convenience.

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Our team is fully licensed to provide you with the best drainage solutions possible. 


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