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Proactive Solutions
0 Sustainable Buildings, Drainage Challenged

Drainage is a topic that infrequently gets discussed–until something goes wrong. Building codes and drainage guidance are often under-equipped for the scale of buildings today. Poor drainage puts buildings–and people–at risk. With the ever-increasing demand for eco-friendly buildings, existing drainage is put under more strain as water consumption is decreased. We understand the positive impact low-flush toilets have on the world. We also see the problem they cause in drains. Our focus is to make eco-solutions co-exist in harmony with existing drainage stacks. The Flow-teq solution sends a small amount of water into the drain when drain problems start to occur. The amount of water it sends is nominal but effective. This proactive solution enables low flush toilets to work more effectively and gives them a little extra ‘help’ when the drains need it most. Our solution is recognised as an eco-friendly option to harmonise eco-changes that sometimes don’t work as efficiently as the previous ‘more wasteful’ predecessors. If you have modified a building to be more ‘green’ and it’s created a new set of challenges with your drains, we can certainly help. Don’t reverse your eco-installations. Dyteqta offers better options to rectify and resolve your upgrades, for the good of the environment and the improvement of your sanitation.

Proactive Solutions
0 Clogged Drains

Do you have drains that are continuously getting blocked? We often work with clients that have made changes to how they use their drains which has led to clogged drains further down the line. Changes that contribute to clogged drains: Switching the building to low flush toilets. Whilst this is great for an eco-friendly focus, it can cause a lack of adequate water moving through the drains to clear the solid matter. A build up of waste in the pipes will lead to clogged drains. If left unattended, clogged drains will back up causing flooding, sewer smell, drain flies, etc. Low water levels can also cause traps to dry out which may lead to the harmful spread of pathogens. Dyteqta’s Sonar-teq solution works like a security system monitoring the drains through automated, silent, sonar waves. When a blockage is detected, your maintenance team is notified before the blockage becomes a problem. Increasing volume to existing drain stacks. Often poorly designed building additions that feed into existing drains can cause overload on a drain pipe. In this situation, rerouting the drainage could solve the problem but that is costly and takes time. Dyteqta’s Flow-teq is a better solution. By sending additional water through the drain when it’s needed most, the pipes get the help they need to stay clear, even when the volume has increased. Macerators or waste (garbage) disposals are sending too large a content into the drains. More hospitals are switching to papier mâché bed pans that get macerated and sent down the drains. High-rise residential buildings often offer waste disposals in the kitchen sinks. These contraptions “chew up” solid waste and break it down to smaller sized masses but the size isn’t always decreased enough to pass effortless through the drainage system. In combination with a low-flush building, these macerators increase drainage blockages. The Drains can be proactively unclogged Dyteqta’s Flow-teq can be used in conjunction with Sonar-teq to automatically trigger water to flow as the sonar reading sees a blockage. This is an ideal combination of monitoring and proactively rectifying the challenge to automate the drainage maintenance. Do any of these symptoms plague your building? Let’s see if we can help. Contact us today to discuss.

Proactive Solutions
0 Indoor Sewer Smells

Buildings the world over often suffer from sewage odour. It’s a common issue that unfortunately plagues some of the finest properties in the world. Sewer smell is preventable and avoidable when you understand the facts behind it. Whether you are planning a new building or rectifying an existing issue, we have the solution to eradicate the concern. Dyteqta is a world expert in solving sewage smells in public buildings. We discreetly identify why and where the smell is coming from–and more importantly–we expertly advise on how to eradicate the smell for good. Why does the sewage smell in buildings occur? More often than not, it’s a simple design flaw that has been overlooked as it doesn’t fall into a building code violation. Plumbing codes have been updated but the mathematics behind them are based on low rise buildings of 10 floors or less. If you’re a facility over 20 storeys, the plumbing design is more than likely unable to completely cope with its volume of usage. Wait, does that mean we have to remove pipes or endure messy, expensive construction to rectify? Absolutely not. If you’re building a new commercial property, we’d like to bend your ear and help with your design plan before a problem occurs. However, if you have an existing building that is plagued with complaints about smell, we’re your best friend. Our post-construction solutions can rectify what’s going on. Our patented solution uses silent sonar waves to  identify vulnerabilities in the drainage system. These vulnerabilities are what is responsible for the sewer smell escaping into the public space. This wave is monitored on a web based page accessible for reporting by you or your maintenance person-in-charge. The web page also sends a trigger text whenever a problem is identified. What else can Dyteqta do? Dyteqta solutions can detect blockages in your drainage system long before a backup may occur, saving a property from the mess, expense and loss of reputation associated with blockages, flooding and extreme smell situations. Most blockages can be attended to by your internal staff with residents completely unaware. Is it expensive? Do Dyteqta solutions take a long time to install? No and no. We provide a preliminary quote free of charge which will also determine the time frame for installation. The quote and the installation time frame will depend on the following factors; How many floors are in your building How many drainage stacks are…