Contractor Needs Emergency Service When They Break A Water Main, Roadway Closed

Water Main Service
July 23, 2010

by David Balkan

Queens job site

BROKEN WATER MAIN – Water main service is interrupted to a building when an excavation contractor digs through a homeowners water main. An immediate water main repair was needed in Forest Hills, Queens. When an excavation company digs through a homeowners water main service line they need immediate response from a professional staff. Not only is a homeowner without water service, but the roadway is closed to traffic and their own project is at a standstill.

The broken water main means a water main repair company is needed that can provide an accurate quote, have specialized materials in stock, and skilled installers readily available. All this is needed in a matter of minutes because water main service is interrupted, a contractors job site is shut down, and a roadway is closed to traffic.

Queens job site
Closed Queens roadway
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Repair in progress

Balkan Sewer and Water Main Service was contacted for this broken water main, and they quickly determined that all required material was in stock from their 48,000 square foot facility. A crew was available that routinely worked on water main repairs, all of the water main issues could be addressed in literally minutes. Within one hour a water main service truck was on site with repairs started. As is customary at Balkan Sewer And Water Main, all the Clients needs were met, an expert installation completed, and water main service restored to the homeowner.

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Completed water line repair

A broken water main that could have resulted in a contentious situation, possibly involving litigation, resulted in all concerned parties being well pleased and the excavation contractor suffering no down-time. When specialized water main repair work is needed call the expert in the water main industry. Balkan Sewer and Water Main Service provides superior water main and sewer service throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx forover 50 years. All sub surface plumbing needs are catered to with the same dedication and professionalism.

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David Balkan

David Balkan is the CEO of Balkan Sewer And Water Main, the largest and most trusted service in New York City. David is extremely active in various NYC plumber organizations being the Chairman of the Subsurface Committee in the Master Plumbers Council, and Vice President of the Subsurface Plumbers Association. In addition David’s expertise is respected by officials of New York City agencies such as the NYC DEP, NYC DOB, and the NYC DOT. He frequently provides valuable input on a variety of industry related matters.

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