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16 Daws Court, Old Ferry Road, Saltash,

Cornwall, PL12 6JD

© 2019 Waterways Drainage Specialists.

welcome to waterways drainage specialists

If you need a reliable, local plumber, look no further than Waterways. We're proud to bring nearly  20 years of experience to every job we take on.


Being accredited contractors for Cornwall Council and a member of the National Association of Drainage Contractors, you can be sure to get a professional job completed at affordable rates, with no call out fee and free unbiased advice during site visits.

We are also professionals in repairing drainage systems using NO DIG TECHNOLOGY. 95% of drainage problems can now be rectified without the need for excavation.

Our Services

We provide a wide range of drainage maintenance, renewal and emergency repairs, along with all associated highways and groundworks, completed to local highways authority specifications​​

24-Hour Callouts

Need us in an emergency? 

No problem - we're only ever a phone call away.

Drain repairs

CIPP Relining, sectional repairs, no-dig technologies plus CCTV surveys.

Blocked drains

Issues with blocked toilets, sinks, appliances, gullys or manholes? We can help.


Dropped kerbs, excavations, potable water services, rainwater harvesting & more.



Avoid unnecessary and costly repair work with regular maintenance.

About me

John Lawler

I've worked within excavation and drainage since 1999, and built a wealth of experience across with reputable companies include Western Power, Balfour Betty, Maygurney,

and South West Water.


I now head up my own team at Waterways, delivering reliable drainage and groundworks services throughout Devon & Cornwall. My business is built on knowledge, health and safety, and most importantly, a high level of customer service.

We work directly with the general public, along with commercial businesses, local authorities and water companies.

Latest testimonials

Read the latest reviews from our very happy customers.

CCTV Survey and investigation to prove SWW Asset for land purchase

I cannot fault the prompt, professional and courteous service and I would absolutely recommend them.

Mark Gummow - Chudleigh

June 2019

CCTV Survey and investigation to prove connected to main sewer

Faultless service, helpful, prompt and no hidden charges.

5* all round and highly recommended.

Janice - Bovey Tracey

May 2019

Frame and cover replacement

Excellent service. Very prompt and well priced.

Would recommend.

Mr Pratt - Exeter

April 2019