Did you know that catch basin maintenance is necessary to avoid flooding? You probably don’t pay much if any attention to the catch basins that are located in the street or on the grounds of your property. However, they are incredibly important when it comes to the control of the flow of water that occurs when it rains and when a large amount of snow melts all at once. That water is called storm water by the way. The bottom line is that without catch basins, especially units that work correctly, the stormwater would flood the streets and your property on a constant and consistent basis.

That is why catch basin maintenance is so important. Think about it. If they fail to work correctly, you’re facing a nasty flood. So, who exactly is responsible for catch basin maintenance in your city or town? If the catch basin is located on the street, the municipality is responsible for maintaining it. However, if the catch basin is located on your property, you are responsible for maintaining it. That means you need to get in touch with an environmental company that specializes in catch basin maintenance services. Do not attempt to maintain any catch basins yourself.

Unless you know exactly what you are doing, it can easily make matters a whole lot worse. In essence, you can break components or parts that are located in the catch basins. That defies the entire purpose of maintaining them. The good news is that professional catch basin maintenance is cost effective and certainly won’t break the bank. When you contact a catch basin maintenance company they will first and foremost clean out the unit. This is necessary because the sand, dirt, sticks, leaves, garbage, and other debris that collects in the storm water ends up in the catch basins.

If they’re not cleaned out at least once or twice per year, they clog. When that happens the storm water that’s flowing down the street and in your yard can’t enter into the catch basin units where it is then properly distributed. Instead it will back up out of the catch basin and flood the street and your property. Catch basin maintenance companies also inspect the catch basin once it’s cleaned out to ensure that all the parts are working properly. If not, the technician will repair or replace the damaged or broken components.

That way, the catch basins will remain in proper working order on a year round basis. The best time to have your batch basin maintained is in the late fall and early spring.

Jolin Paving & Excavating, Inc. is a fully licensed and bonded utility contractor that has the ability to pull the proper permits in municipalities across New England.

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