MAINTENANCE OF COMMUNITIES OF OWNERSMAINTENANCE OF THE NETWORK OF SANITATION
The sewage system consists of elements and drainage channels of the apparatus housing and some enclosures of the building, leaving the building typically belongs to the municipality that is who is responsible for their conservation. The entire network remains inside the building until the downspouts should keep the homeowners and includes not only the elements and drainage channels but also vertical sanitation network (downspouts), sewers, manholes, collectors, etc. most buildings, there is a single sewer system that allows evacuate both fecal or sewage and stormwater, although the trend is to separate storm water network and sewage network, with the aim of achieving decreasing the costs associated with water purification.
Conservation and maintenance of the sewerage network is easy, just keep the facility clean and free deposits for which it is necessary observe certain rules and correct hygiene habits by users of the homeowners. among them:
The drainage of water, especially the toilet and not be used as landfill. No need to throw plastics, cotton, rubber, pads, razor blades, sticks, etc. that clog the pipes producing smelly overflows as leakage, stain or water containing oils, permanent dyes or toxic substances.
To unclog the pipes can not be used acids or products that may impair drains. They should always use biodegradable detergents that creating foams petrifiquen in traps and manholes community is avoided.
Check frequently sinks siphons and check that they lack water to prevent odors go outside the network.
The leaks were located and repaired as quickly as possible.
Any change in the plant or in the conditions of use of the sewage of the homeowners will be made by a previous study under the direction of an architect.
Maintenance of the sewerage that the homeowners should be performed periodically:
Review of siphons and valves whenever an appreciable decrease in the flow of evacuation.
Review of the mouths of the gutters (every 3-4 months).
Review of the discharge chambers, wells highlight or registration and other auxiliary elements (every 6 months).
Annual review of the state of the gutters and drains.
Inspection of the horizontal network anchors hanging wrought, and network anchors vertical view (every two years).
Every three years inspecting sewers (hanging horizontal lines) and the state of the downspouts.
Every 10 years, comprehensive review of all the sewage of the homeowners and especially traps and manholes.
In addition to the above standards of maintenance of sewerage community of owners it is convenient to perform the following cleaning:
Monthly hot water poured down the drain.
Semiannually, cleaning gutters and drains cover.
Annually, cleaning septic tanks, wells settling and digestion, and the pumping chamber, by use of the building and dimensioning of installations.
Every three years, cleaning manholes downspout walk, passing the boxes and boxes symphony.