Water Main Line Repair and Replacement in Richmond and Vancouver, BC

Got a broken water main? We'll be there in a flash.

Waterline / Sewer Line Replacement: Get $500 Off

Service overview

  • Free consultation and quote
  • Same-day repair
  • 24/7 emergency service
  • Average time to complete: 1-3 days
  • Trenchless technology to minimize damage to landscaping
  • Industry leading warranties

Service details

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Your emergencies

A broken waterline means damage to landscaping, property and an increase in your water bill. We're able to respond to broken main waterlines within hours to prevent further damage to your property.

Your concerns

We understand what it's like to be left in the dark when it comes to repairs—we're homeowners, too. We'll sit down with you to go over your repair or replacement options and answer all your questions, so you can make the right decision.

Your needs

Here at Ashton, we have a dedicated team to handle your main waterline repair. With vast experience in trenchless repairs and pipe bursting, so you can rest assured that your waterline will be repaired right the first time. We also provide flexible financing.

Your main waterline repair in 3 clear steps

1) You set the schedule

Contact us online or call 604-283-2383 if you think your main waterline has ruptured or collapsed. We'll be there in a flash.

2) We respond immediately

We will:

  1. Arrive to assess the situation and determine if your water main has broken.
  2. Shut off water supply to prevent further damage.
  3. Hook up temporary water in the meantime.

3) Evaluate and diagnose

We will inspect the waterline to determine the location of the leak, and evaluate the possible repair options for your situation.

4) Give you options

We always try to give our customers 2 repair options: a trenchless option and a dig option. We'll sit down and explain to you the repair methods available, and the pros and cons of each.

Every Richmond water main service comes with:

100% satisfaction guarantee

Not satisfied with your water mainline service? Let us know in our follow-up call. We'll make it right.

Repair: 1-year labour warranty

We stand behind our main waterline repair work 1 year after service.

Replace: 5-year labour warranty

We stand behind our water main replacement work 5 years after service.

Cost to repair water main in Vancouver, BC

  • Low: $650
  • Average: $900
  • High: $1,200

What affects price?

The price to repair a water main depends on:

  • Location of the leak
  • Depth of the break
  • Ground conditions. Are there boulders, trees, roots, shrubs, etc.?
  • Restoration of landscaping. This will depend on what needs to be removed to get the repair done.

Cost to replace water main in Vancouver, BC

  • Low: $2,900
  • Average: $5,900
  • High: $9,000

What affects price?

The price to replace a water main depends on:

  • Repair method. Trenchless or directional drilling can be more expensive, but causes less damage to your landscaping. This will save you money on restoration costs
  • Length of the line that needs repaired. Some lines are very long and have too many obstructions in the way to do trenchless.
  • Depth of line that needs repaired
  • Boulders, trees, roots, landscaping


What is trenchless water and sewer line repair?

Trenchless technology is a method in which a new pipe is pulled through the old pipe. It requires two holes, one at the house connection and one at the street connection. The main reason it is so popular is that it doesn't destroy your yard or landscaping.

What causes main waterlines to fail?

  • Pipes can burst in the winter due to freezing
  • Previous installation errors
  • Tree root penetration
  • Ground settling
  • Failed or deteriorated fittings or pipe

Advantages of pipe bursting (trenchless pipe repair)

  • New poly mainline pipe with welded seams prevent tree root intrusions
  • Minimal disturbance to your yard
  • Worry-free, long-term solution


Q: How long will this repair last?
A: The new pipe will last approximately 50 years with no root intrusions.

Q: How will this affect my yard and landscaping?
A: Only two entry points are needed, with minimal disturbance to your lawn.

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