All CCTV drain surveys are the same, aren’t they?


Drain Doctor can offer you a complete CCTV drain survey service.

Foul water drains and sewers, storm drains, trade effluent discharge. From culverted water courses to shafts, tanks and manholes.

Our experienced and well trained engineers have water training international coding qualifications, confirmed space certification at all levels including sewer traverse so they can produce high quality detailed accurate reports.



Once a fault is found using our high quality CCTV equipment, we can then use our sonar location equipment to pinpoint drain breaks or collapses. This equipment can also accurately show the depth.

Drain Doctor report on CCTV surveys using the latest software accepted throughout the water industry.

Findings are provided on DVD, CD or downloadable in mpeg, jpeg and pdf file formats. 

Experienced operatives employ equipment including crawler cameras that can travel up to 250 metres along large sewers and culverts from a single entry point.

At the other extreme we at Drain Doctor also have equipment available that can negotiate bends and traps. These flexible headed cameras are built by the market leaders in order to ensure the highest quality imaging.

Other CCTV survey information that can be included is:

  • Duty of drain
  • Sewerage treatment plants/ Septic tanks/ Grease trap/ Oil interceptor reports
  • Connectivity by dye testing, sound testing, Sonde CAT locator
  • Marking up/Updating and amending drain drawings
  • Foul/ Surface cross over contamination
  • Direction of flow
  • Pollution Tracing
  • Diameters of pipe
  • Manhole record cards 
  • Invert depths
  • Rouge, redundant or additional pipes