Sewer Dye and Sewer Bombs Help Detect Problems

Sewer Dye and Sewer Bombs Help Detect Problems

As those who work in the industry know, there is a lot more to maintaining sewer lines than occasionally bringing the jetter out to clean out the lines. Sometimes you see the symptoms of leaks or poor connections and need to test to see where the problems are coming from. That is where sewer dye and sewer smoke bombs come into play.

Tracing Water Leaks With Sewer Dye

Sewer lines are meant to flow in a specific direction. If connections are bad or stormwater runoff is entering the sanitary lines, it can cause problems.

Dye tests can also be used when improper discharge of sewage is suspected, testing if it is tied in to the line it is supposed to be flowing into.

How Does Sewer Dye Work?

Sewer dye comes in either powder or tablets. With the tablets, you simply drop the tablets in the line that you want to test and then monitor the lines to trace the path of the dyed water, ensuring that it is flowing in the way that it is supposed to be.

The method is similar with the powder. Simply combine it with water and spray the desired amount into the line.

Is Sewer Dye Safe

Our sewer dyes are safe, non-toxic, and biodegradable.

Finding Leaks With Sewer Smoke Bombs

It is easier sometimes to spot the signs that you have a sewer leak than to determine where the leak is.

Sewer smoke bomb are the most economical method of doing so.

The bomb's white smoke is not harmful and will leave no residue.

Smoke from the bomb will drift up through the ground to show where a leak is located in the line.

Once you know where the leak is, figuring out the best method to get to it is much easier.

Turn to SewerShop for Your Sewer Supplies

As with most sewer cleaning and maintenance accessories, SewerShop stocks sewer smoke bombs and sewer dye. Check out our supplies today.

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