Our Services

We are a diverse company offering a range of services within the drainage industry from CCTV Surveying, High-Pressure Water Jetting to installation of new drainage systems and tanks.  We have an “on site, on time, as promised” attitude to our work.

We are a long established, family run company that specializes in drainage services company who has been providing drainage services and waste management including industrial cleaning services across the UK continuously 24/7, 365 since 1979. With our continuous investment in vehicles, equipment and staff we have built a relationship with customers which is trusted to deliver a 1st class service every time.

Based in Essex, our team are trained in the following areas;

  • High risk confined space entry
  • Safe working practices with the use of high-pressure water jetting
  • Drivers CPC qualification
  • Construction skills certification scheme
  • Road and street works/signing, lighting and guarding

The team is led by Jon Mills, son of founder Dave Mills who took over the family business in 2015. 

ACD Services operatives are all confined space trained, from manhole entry inspections to large deep entries requiring a rescue team. We have invested in a comprehensive range of confined space equipment allowing us to complete a range of confined space entries in-house with no third parties.

Our team can carefully plan and liaise with the client on the scope of works to ensure a safe method of work is in place before any works take place. We underwrite all our own method and risk assessments making sure everyone is kept safe whilst carry out any confined space work.

24/7 Emergency Call Out

For drainage emergencies, contact us on 01206 385438

Services We Offer…

  • High Pressure Water Jetting
  • CCTV Surveying
  • Gully Cleaning
  • Tank Cleaning
  • Septic tank emptying
  • Drain unblocking
  • Sewage treatment plant servicing
  • Confined space entry
  • Ditch clearing
  • pond emptying and cleaning
  • Drain Laying
  • Tank installation
  • Soakaway jetting
  • Interceptor emptying and cleaning
  • Drain tracing
  • Grease trap emptying
  • Drain Lining /Patch Lining
  • Water main replacement
  • Leak detection
  • Culvert cleaning
  • Root cutting and removal
  • Drain mapping
    (note; this list is not exhaustive, please contact us to discuss your requirements)

Tankering Service

Our modern diverse fleets of tankers are capable of undertaking any task thrown at them. Our bespoke JHL Recyclers are 95% more efficient than any standard jet/vac tanker... (more information)

Drain Laying & Tank Installation
We can provide a one of repair service or a complete drainage installation package.From intial planning stages to large complex multi level drainage systems. ..  (more information)

We provide a range of jetting services,from one off domestic properties to large commercial cleans.   (more information)

CCTV Surveying

CCTV surveying is widely used within the industry for the purposes of viewing the internal structure and condition of an underground pipe… (more information)


Maintenance is crucial for any drainage system to stop the inevitable emergency situation happening… (more information)

Septic Tank Emptying

Septic tanks must be periodically inspected and maintained to ensure the life of the tank and soakaway system… (more information)