How we fix stormwater problems

Every Adam Plumbing & Gas van has a CCTV camera and locator for finding problems in your drainage system. These tools pinpoint an accurate location of the issue, whether it’s under concrete, pavers, or soil.

We use a combination of excavation equipment, hydro-jets, and hydro-jet cleaners, to find, fix, and prevent blockages that are out of reach. With our decades of experience and modern technologies, we have permanently solved stormwater and drainage problems for hundreds of happy customers.

Why trust Adam Plumbing & Gas?

Licensed and dependable

We are fully licensed, insured and have been in operation for over 20 years.

Long term solutions

We always aim to solve the underlying problem, not just the surface issue. Our customers choose us because we offer permanent plumbing solutions.

24/7 emergency plumbing

In the event of a plumbing or drainage emergency, we will respond quickly.

Our experienced plumbers are ready to help

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Case Studies

What Our Customers Say

Adam Plumbing and Gas
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Wendy BarkerWendy Barker
05:22 09 Feb 22
Personable, professional and meticulous serviceThe staff I encountered were all pleasant and honest. The plumber worked hard to repair my old unit, and was almost apologetic when he couldn't get the 20plus year old U it to work. The changeover to the new system was handled efficiently and all mess was cleaned up.
Dawn BeydounDawn Beydoun
03:24 02 Feb 22
Very responsive to my initial call, a technician arrived the same morning, calling to arrange a suitable time. Kept us informed and fixed the leaking pipework to an outside tap very quickly and efficiently. We were very happy with the service provided and definitely recommend.
Lydia BLydia B
23:50 26 Jan 22
Excellent service from reception to labour. I had a somewhat urgent job, and they did everything to fit me in the schedule. Adam was very efficient and talked me through all that had been done. Highly recommended business.
Scott QuigleyScott Quigley
23:54 19 Jan 22
A definite 5 stars again⭐️Excellent service and advice from Nathan regarding replacing our hot water service.Very responsive. Same day call out and replaced.Great to have hot water again.Thoroughly recommend.Thanks Adam and Nathan.
Wendy BoothWendy Booth
05:16 13 Jan 22
Contacted and spoke to Adam to get advice on new build sewer connection. He gave me free information and advice, was friendly, professional and able to refer me to other resources. Can't thank you enough for your help. ?
Paul KempPaul Kemp
03:04 08 Dec 21
Very timely and professional service when I was in an emergency to fix my gas and electricity. Friendly and helpful in explaining any of my concerns. Definitely would recommend 5 star
sidhu sidhusidhu sidhu
06:24 26 Nov 21
Excellent service ,great communication and very polite and friendly specially NathanDefinitely recommend there service to my friends and familyThanks guys
J Meister-jamJ Meister-jam
03:26 23 Nov 21
Truly great service on a Friday at 6pm when our drains blocked and sewer overflowed. Adam, Bryce and team always professional and really care about their customers.
Justyn HoJustyn Ho
22:22 14 Nov 21
I had Adam come out to troubleshoot a gas fault, and he was courteous, punctual (unfortunately a lacking trait amongst most trades these days), professional and obviously very experienced & skilled at what he does. Very affordable for the fantastic service he provides. Highly recommended, thanks Adam!
Tanya McKeoughTanya McKeough
23:51 17 Oct 21
Incredible service, incredible staff, on-site attendees polite, courteous and inclusive. Couldn't have asked for better. Great work and clean up afterwards. Answered all our questions and explained what they were doing each step of the way.
Tracy HutchingsTracy Hutchings
05:13 12 Aug 21
My gas oven malfunctioned and the gas could not be turned off or the gas flow terminated. The service was incredibly prompt. The plumber was polite, helpful and an easy going guy who happily locked up my home once he was done. He offered to support me going forward in choices of new ovens etc, and I will definitely use Adam P&G going forward. Thank you - a stressful situation made very manageable very quickly.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the signs of a blocked stormwater or sewer drain?

  • Flooding, large puddles, pools of water or sewerage around your home or garden
  • Overflowing downpipes
  • You hear gurgling sounds or detect unpleasant odours coming from the drain
  • Flooding above the surface grates of the drain during or after heavy rainfall

What problems can a blocked or damaged stormwater or sewer drain cause?

A buildup of water or waste in pipes can put a lot of pressure on the plumbing system and reduce its efficiency. In some cases, this can lead to the pipes and drains cracking or breaking, causing leaks, water damage and sewerage contamination around your home or yard.

As most of the drains and pipes are situated underground, any serious drainage system issues may require excavation, followed by repairs. This can be a costly, invasive, a time-consuming process and result in major disruption to your home or business.

Can I clear a blocked stormwater drain myself?

It’s best to leave this job to an experienced plumber, because stormwater plumbing systems are complex and often require extra equipment to remove the blockage. We will also be able to repair and clean the pipes for you afterwards, giving you peace of mind that the problem is fixed.

What does a professional stormwater drain cleanout involve?

The most effective way to clear a blocked pipe is to use a hydrojet, which sprays high pressure water to break down and remove the blockage, and thoroughly clean the inner cavity of the pipe at the same time. A mechanical drain cleaner can then be used to remove remaining debris if necessary.

Your plumber may also insert a CCTV camera to assess the cause of the blockage and the condition of the pipe or drain.

If the hydrojetting method alone is unable to clear the pipe, your plumber will need to adopt a more drastic approach, and physically remove and replace the affected part of the drain by performing an excavation.

How can I look after my stormwater and sewer drains?

In Adelaide, blocked stormwater drains are commonly seen after periods of heavy rain, so it’s helpful to check their condition before and after extreme weather events.

  • Remove debris that can cause blockages, such as rubbish, leaves and lawn clippings
  • Clean out the gutters
  • Ensure the drains are well maintained by quickly identifying and fixing leaking or damaged pipes
  • Refrain from pouring chemicals down the drain

What are the causes of a blocked drain?

  • Your drain may be damaged, broken, collapsed or misaligned.
  • Tree roots, debris or foreign objects may have accumulated in the drain.

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