bills_plumbing_header_shape bills_plumbing_header_shape bills_plumbing_header_shape bills_plumbing_header_shape
bills_plumbing_header_background

24 Hour Emergency Service

contact-email-white-64 contact-location-white-64 bills_plumbing_logo

Call Now!

Serving Skokie and surrounding areas for over 30 years

Commercial

Residential

Call Today For Your Free Overhead Sewer Estimate At 847-673-3045

Serving Skokie, Glenview,  Park Ridge, Niles, Morton Grove, Evanston, Lincolnwood, Northbrook, Des Plaines, Mt Prospect, Arlington Heights, Elk Grove Village, Schaumburg, Wheeling, Norridge, Harwood Heights & surrounding areas.

Privacy Policy | Conditions of Use | Notice and Take Down Policy | Powered by hibu

 

© 2016. The content on this website is owned by us and our licensors. Do not copy any content (including images) without our consent.

 

Flood control is a system that uses 2 backwater valves to stop city sewerage from entering the basement.

 

Flood controlsl are installed in line with the main sewer on the outside of the home. A section of the main sewer is removed and is replaced with 2 cast iron backwater valves, an overflow tee, a clean-out, and an overflow basin.

 

Connections to existing sewer lines are made with non-shear mission bands. A precast concrete vault is lowered over the new assembly and the clean-out is brought to grade. The ground is back-filled, and the vault is topped with a cast iron top.

 

During a flood condition, the two valves are forced closed from the rising city sewer. Any water that gets by the valves or water used in the house will flow out of the overflow tee and into the basin.

 

An ejector pump then pumps the sewerage in front of the first backwater valve. During a power outage the pump will be inoperable and no inside water should be used, unless a battery backupp or generator is in use.

 

Our Flood Control Consist of:

Backwater valve: cast iron body, brass check valve and seat

Precast concrete vault: 4000psi concrete, reinforced per ASTM C-478

Pump: Hydromatic SKV50 1/2hb Ejector pump

 

Our number-one goal at Bill's Plumbing & Sewer Inc. is the satisfaction of our customers. Our prompt response, premium-quality products and professional workmanship will give you peace of mind -- without breaking your budget.

 

Visit your local village for news or rebate programs. If your town is not listed, we recommend calling to see if there are any offers or news.

Call Bill's Plumbing & Sewer Inc. today at 847-673-3045 to schedule a free estimate. If you have any other questions or comments, please contact us.