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Standing the Test of Time for over 30 years, we are one of the UK’s leading independent septic tank and sewage treatment plant specialists, experts in all septic tank problems. Today Mantair is one of the most established and recognised brands in the domestic septic tank and sewage treatment plant market.
21 11, 2022

Flood Action Week: what does flooding mean for my septic tank or sewage treatment plant?

By |2022-11-22T12:08:08+00:00November 21st, 2022|Septic Tank Maintenance, Septic Tank Problems|Comments Off on Flood Action Week: what does flooding mean for my septic tank or sewage treatment plant?

The clear message from the Environment Agency’s Flood Action Week (7 Nov - 13 Nov) is for communities to be prepared for flooding this winter. The Met Office has predicated an above average likelihood of a wet winter this year, with the Environment Agency warning of “ignoring the danger at your own peril.”  Since 1998, we [...]

11 11, 2022

Mantair reflects on Remembrance Day: supporting our armed forces

By |2022-11-11T16:55:01+00:00November 11th, 2022|Mantair News|Comments Off on Mantair reflects on Remembrance Day: supporting our armed forces

On Remembrance Day, we are taking time here at Mantair to reflect on recognising the value our armed forces community contribute to our country. In 1918, on 11 November at 11am, an agreement was signed declaring an end to the First World War. This truce was known as Armistice Day. Since then, on the anniversary of the [...]

4 11, 2022

UK Energy Crisis: Can I turn off the electricity that supplies my drainage system to save money?

By |2022-11-04T15:56:25+00:00November 4th, 2022|Septic Tank Maintenance, Septic Tank Problems|Comments Off on UK Energy Crisis: Can I turn off the electricity that supplies my drainage system to save money?

Given the current UK Energy crisis, we are frequently being asked if customers can turn off the electricity that supplies their sewage treatment system to save power. The electricity supply to sewage treatments plants are what powers the air compressor/blower, pump or motor, depending on what type of unit you have. All sewage treatment plants are [...]

28 10, 2022

Converting a Septic Tank instead of Replacing One

By |2022-11-22T20:11:35+00:00October 28th, 2022|Septic Tank Maintenance, Septic Tank Problems|Comments Off on Converting a Septic Tank instead of Replacing One

Septic tank experts will often recommend a Mantair septic tank conversion as the best solution for solving various septic tank problems or where the need for sewage treatment is required. Septic tank conversions improve and modernise existing septic tanks into fully functioning sewage treatment systems, without the need for any new underground tanks to be installed. [...]

21 10, 2022

Is a septic tank discharge into a ditch legal?

By |2022-11-22T20:13:25+00:00October 21st, 2022|Septic Tank Maintenance, Septic Tank Problems|Comments Off on Is a septic tank discharge into a ditch legal?

Can a Septic Tank Discharge into a Ditch? The short answer to the above question is no. However, there are still thousands of septic tanks discharging directly to ditches, streams, and rivers throughout parts of the U.K. This is often due to these septic tanks being installed when there were less stringent regulations in effect surrounding [...]

14 10, 2022

Installing The UK’s Most Economical Sewage Treatment System

By |2022-11-22T20:15:25+00:00October 14th, 2022|Septic Tank Problems, The Conversion Unit|Comments Off on Installing The UK’s Most Economical Sewage Treatment System

If you are lucky enough to live in the Countryside there’s a high chance you are the owner or user of a septic tank system. It’s believed that there are in excess of 800,000 rural properties in England and Wales that have their own independent foul drainage system for disposing of wastewater, with the majority of [...]

14 10, 2022

Selling a house with a septic tank?

By |2022-11-22T20:17:00+00:00October 14th, 2022|Septic Tank Maintenance, Septic Tank Problems|Comments Off on Selling a house with a septic tank?

If you’re thinking of selling a house with a septic tank its more important than ever before to understand your responsibility surrounding the use and operation of septic tanks. Long-gone are the days when property’s draining to septic tanks are sold without any interest being shown by solicitors and surveyors regarding the suitability and compliance of [...]

7 10, 2022

Septic Tank Problems Due to New Regulations

By |2022-11-22T20:18:39+00:00October 7th, 2022|Septic Tank Problems|Comments Off on Septic Tank Problems Due to New Regulations

Published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat Coalition Government, the new septic tank regulations were introduced in January 2015 and are affecting thousands of consumers who live or own a property draining to a septic tank or small sewage treatment plant. The change in the law was introduced to reform the regulatory controls surrounding small [...]

30 09, 2022

Septic Tank Emptying and Cleaning

By |2022-11-22T20:20:14+00:00September 30th, 2022|Septic Tank Maintenance|Comments Off on Septic Tank Emptying and Cleaning

For several decades septic tanks have played a vital role in providing an efficient way to dispose of sewage waste for thousands of rural properties without access to the mains sewers. The efficiency of a septic tank depends on several factors but one of the most important preventative measures to ensure maximum efficiency is having the [...]

23 09, 2022

Septic Tank Air Pumps

By |2022-11-22T20:21:45+00:00September 23rd, 2022|Septic Tank, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Septic Tank Air Pumps

Air pumps, which are also referred to as Air Blowers and Air Compressors, are used worldwide for a wide range of applications. One of the most common use for these air pumps is for operating domestic sewage tanks, and as such consumers often refer to them as either sewage or septic tank air pumps. These sewage [...]

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