What are Gully Tankers?

What are Gully Tankers?

Before we get into the uses of gully tankers, we must first explain what a gully is. A gully is used to control surface water using drains to collect the water in an underground drainage system. A gully trap is designed to “trap” potential smells and gases from inside the system. The majority of gullies will be connected to public sewers. This will carry both foul and surface water.


A gully tanker (also known as a gully emptier) is a specialist vehicle. The tankers have features which can be used to clear debris, waste or mud that could be causing problems or blockages for the gully. This can be achieved sucking up waste into the tanker to be removed from the site. Water jets are also used to blast any debris away, ensuring the drainage system is clear to allow water flow.


Dawsongroup Sweepers have a range of gully tankers for hire on our website. You can browse our collection by clicking here.


If you are interested in our gully tankers or any of our other specialist vehicles/sweepers, please do not hesitate to enquire today by calling a member of our friendly team on 01484 400111.




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