Drain Jet Vacuumation Services

Flooding can be a real nightmare to deal with for both domestic and commercial property owners, which is why jet vacuumation of your drains can be such a lifesaver. At Lanes Drainage Services UK, we provide highly efficient drain jet vacuumation services to minimise the damage of a flooding incident, and to help prevent flooding before it happens.

We deliver drain and sewer jet vacuumation for homes, business premises and public buildings across the UK, utilising advanced jet vac units to quickly remove excess water from a flooded site. We are also able to proactively clear your pipes of blockages, debris and grease, keeping them in optimum condition to reduce any risk of future floods.


At Lanes, no job is too big or too small, and our methods are suitable for everything from the narrowest pipe to the largest culvert. We are the UK’s biggest privately-owned specialist drainage and wastewater contractor, and with depots all over the country, we can be reached 24/7 and have a team out to help you as soon as possible.

For more information about our drain and sewer jet vacuumation services, call us on 0800 526 488, or fill in our online enquiry form to request a call back at your convenience.


Our jet vacuumation services

At Lanes, we provide both reactive and preventative jet vacuumation services to address and pre-empt on-site flooding issues, saving you from potentially serious damage to your property and possessions.

Here are some of the most common situations for which our services are used:

  • Drain/sewer cleaning – removing debris from drains and gullies after the jetting stage of cleaning

  • Septic tank cleaning – routine and emergency emptying of tanks and cesspits

  • Contamination prevention – the removal of contaminants from on-site chambers and watercourses

  • Pump station maintenance – extraction and disposal of solid debris

  • Flood cleanup – high-suction vacuumation capability for handling even the most extreme flood situations

  • Pre-planned maintenance (PPM) programmes – carrying out regular jetting of a property’s drainage system to prevent future floods

Thanks to our heavy-duty jet vacs and JHL recycling units, we are also able to provide vacuumation services for a comprehensive range of other applications, from gulley sucking to vacuuming debris from grease traps, soakaways and interceptors. Additionally, we are able to empty, as well as clean, everything from sewers and drainage systems to fish ponds and boating lakes.

We can provide effective vacuumation and optimum results for jobs of all scales, from drains as small as 150mm in diameter right up to large industrial-scale culverts and sewers. This means you can always count on Lanes to deliver an effective solution for you.

What does Jet Vacuumation entail?

Jet vacuumation delivers tangible results in removing debris from and cleaning drains, gullies, grease traps, soakaways, interceptors and septic tanks. We also use jet vacuumation for emptying anything from sewers and drainage systems to fish ponds and boating lakes.

For a free quotation call us on 0800 526 488 or use our online enquiry form.

Drain & Sewer Cleaning with Jet Vac Technology

Keeping drainage and sewer systems clean and clear is key to a healthy drainage system. Keeping drainage pathways clear of the debris, dirt and other contaminants that can commonly build up will help to prevent further complications that could require heftier intervention to solve.

Not only is jet vacuumation a useful tool in drain clearing, cleaning and maintenance but can also be invaluable in the case of flooding and can help effectively and efficiently clear bodies of water including garden ponds and more.

Why choose Lanes?

Lanes Drainage Services UK is the UK's largest privately owned drainage company. You can rely on Lanes to handle your problem as efficiently as possible, using the very latest technology and methods to get your drains back in optimal working condition as quickly and safely as possible.

We make use of high-spec units to make short work of the most stubborn blockages, sewage, grease, debris and silt. Additionally, our recycling tankers offer continuous drain water recycling, which leads to better environmental performance, less time taking on freshwater, and more time on the job.

Over the years, we have helped homeowners, commercial enterprises and public facilities such as schools to avoid the damaging effects of floods brought about by extreme weather. No matter how big or small the job might be, we can work out a solution that really helps you, while minimising any potential disruption.

With 20 depots across the UK, the Lanes team is ready to take your call 24/7 and listen to what you need, wherever in the country you are based.


Very. We are proud that we provide the most effective practical solutions. Utilising leading technology in jet vacuumation means we can deliver a service that has the potential to save people, businesses and whole organisations from potentially disastrous situations caused by extreme weather and flooding.

For a competitively priced quotation or more information about our jet vacuumation service, don’t hesitate to get in touch by enquiring online or phoning 0800 526 488.

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