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24 11, 2023

Shortlisted for Lifetime Achievement Award

By |2023-11-24T14:28:26+00:00November 24th, 2023|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Shortlisted for Lifetime Achievement Award

Andrew Skilling was shortlisted for a Lifetime Achievement Award. We had a great evening at the National Drainage Awards - the first of hopefully many, organised by the National Association of Drainage Contractors Group. Andrew Skilling who started Mantair in 1987 was shortlisted for the lifetime achievement award. It was won by another very worthy nominee, [...]

5 09, 2023

UK Water firms have been illegally discharging sewage, but domestic discharge into watercourses is also a concern

By |2023-09-05T14:03:37+01:00September 5th, 2023|Septic Tank Problems, Uncategorized|Comments Off on UK Water firms have been illegally discharging sewage, but domestic discharge into watercourses is also a concern

UK Water firms have been illegally discharging sewage, but domestic discharge into watercourses is also a concern A recent BBC news report has exposed the alarming practice of major water companies illegally discharging sewage into watercourses on dry days when regulations clearly forbid such actions (known as dry spilling).  Three water companies have come under scrutiny [...]

24 08, 2023

Mantair team volunteers at iCarp

By |2023-08-24T14:13:32+01:00August 24th, 2023|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Mantair team volunteers at iCarp

Volunteering at iCarp In a world that often seems fast-paced and disconnected, the value of giving back to the community cannot be overstated.  Recently, our team had the privilege of volunteering with a local charity – iCarp (Investigating Countryside and Angling Research Projects) CIC.  Our day was filled with tree planting, chicken coop building, and most [...]

19 05, 2023

Mantair uses wooden beehives to house air blowers

By |2023-08-24T14:26:01+01:00May 19th, 2023|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Mantair uses wooden beehives to house air blowers

As we approach World Bee Day on May 20th, did you know… Mantair regularly uses wooden beehives to house air blowers.  Often, where there is not a building nearby for the air blower to be housed, an alternative solution is needed.  As a result, an innovative solution was found by our team to repurpose beehives, typically [...]

10 05, 2023

Will building a house extension affect my septic tank / sewage treatment plant?

By |2023-08-24T14:27:43+01:00May 10th, 2023|Septic Tank, Sewage Treatment Plants, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Will building a house extension affect my septic tank / sewage treatment plant?

Will building a house extension affect my septic tank / sewage treatment plant? House extensions are a common way to increase living space and add value to a property.  However, when considering an extension, it is important to take into account how it may impact your septic tank or sewage treatment plant.  In this blog post, [...]

5 04, 2023

Defra publishes plan to improve regulation of private sewage discharges.

By |2023-04-19T11:15:27+01:00April 5th, 2023|Septic Tank Maintenance, Septic Tank Problems, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Defra publishes plan to improve regulation of private sewage discharges.

“We are exploring funding and other support options to improve septic tanks that pollute the water environment.” Defra, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, has recently published its plan for delivering clean and plentiful water. One of the focus areas of the plan is improving the regulation of private sewage discharges in rural [...]

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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