Hydrorod Drainage Services

Hydro-Rod (KJ Howard Civil Engineering Ltd) is a 3rd generation family run business formed in 1973, to provide a one-stop shop for all your drainage and sewage disposal problems. Our skilled engineers and fully equipped vehicles are able to solve any problem on or off site. We are based in Exeter, Devon which gives us good access to the M5 motorway and A38 for quick delivery of drainage services to Cornwall, Somerset and Dorset.



Hydrorod Is Now Hiring


We are looking for operatives with experience in Drainage / Ground Working / Digger / Dumper Drivers Email your CV to jon@hydrorod.com


‘No Dig’ Drain Pipe Repairs, Pipe Bursting and Replacement

Our services include the repair and replacement of pipes and drains avoiding the need to dig out the whole length of the existing pipe. This means the job is not only less expensive but it almost totally eliminates the need for any extensive excavation of your gardens or grounds.

We are one of the only companies in the South West of England to provide ‘No DigPipe Bursting Drain Replacement .

Septic Tanks, Cesspits and Sewage Treatment Plants

We specialise in the emptying, repairs and installation of septic tanks together with drain clearance and general civil engineering such as groundworks.

We install Condor, Klargester Septic Tanks as well as ALL other leading makes.

We cover most of Devon including the following areas: Exeter, Honiton, Lyme Regis, Torbay, Newton Abbot, Totnes, Tiverton,Okehampton, Sidmouth, Exmouth, East Devon, Ashburton, Buckfastleigh, South Hams.

CCTV Drain Inspection

Occasionally, it is necessary to inspect drains for damage, for this we use a state-of-the-art Closed Circuit TV Camera (CCTV) unit which is able to move down drains for us to view internally.

  • Up to date colour CCTV
  • Reports, videos and surveys
  • All areas covered
  • Fully inclusive fixed prices
  • No hidden costs

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