Proving rainwater goes into soakaway

I believe my rainwater goes into a soakaway rather than the sewerage drain. How do I prove this?

Asked by June on 29th Sep 2022
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"call a drainage company and ask the to dye test or camera the drains"
Answered on 29th Sep 2022 - Member since Jan 2022 - report
"Hi jetting ,dye testing and/or camera will prove this"
Answered on 11th Oct 2022 - Member since Oct 2021 - report
"you need to use a drain camera to inspect your drain"
Answered on 3rd Oct 2022 - Member since Aug 2021 - report
"lift the sower /manhole cover and put the hose in the rain water gully if the water turns up in the manhole that gully is not going to a soakaway try all the gully if no water shows then its going to a soakaway or somewhere else"
Answered on 30th Sep 2022 - Member since Oct 2020 - report
"Get a camera survey done which will so direction of water flow"
Answered on 30th Sep 2022 - Member since Jul 2022 - report
"Where your guttering down pipe is or rain water pipes are put a hose pipe in turn on tape wait about 15 minutes. If water stays in well good if over flowing bad"
Answered on 29th Sep 2022 - Member since Apr 2019 - report
"By opening your sewerage manhole. Then pouring water down your nearest rainwater gully. If this is a combined system water from the rainwater gully will run into the sewerage manhole. The best way of identifying how your drainage system works would a site visit. Hope this helps.
Regards, Russell Bulling."
Answered on 29th Sep 2022 - Member since Jan 2022 - report
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