Sewer blockages and maintenance

Private drain

This takes wastewater and sewage from your sink, bath and toilet etc, direct to the sewer.  It is the responsibility of the property owner to maintain and keep the drain running freely.

What you should not put down drains or toilets

  • Nappies
  • Sanitary towels
  • Plastic bags
  • Leaves and rubbish
  • Oils and fats
  • Food scraps
  • Grout/plaster/cement/paint and other builders’ waste.

Public sewers

If your sewer is blocked or defective you should contact Severn Trent Water.

Customer Services

Open 9am–5pm Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays)

Email: [email protected]

Tel: 08085 834333

Visit: http://www.coventry.gov.uk/myaccount

If you do need to call us,
please try to avoid our busiest times
of lunchtime and early afternoon.

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