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15 05, 2020

Converting a Septic Tank instead of Replacing One

By |2020-05-18T17:39:19+01:00May 15th, 2020|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. These systems [...]

24 04, 2020

Is a septic tank discharge into a ditch legal?

By |2020-04-24T02:13:09+01:00April 24th, 2020|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 the [...]

18 03, 2020

Installing The UK’s Most Economical Sewage Treatment System

By |2020-04-20T23:24:28+01:00March 18th, 2020|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 [...]

11 02, 2020

Selling a house with a septic tank?

By |2020-02-11T01:45:13+00:00February 11th, 2020|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 these [...]

7 02, 2020

Septic Tank Problems Due to New Regulations

By |2020-02-07T03:40:07+00:00February 7th, 2020|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 [...]

1 02, 2020

Septic Tank Emptying and Cleaning

By |2020-02-07T03:39:58+00:00February 1st, 2020|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 [...]

17 01, 2020

Septic Tank Air Pumps

By |2020-02-07T03:39:47+00:00January 17th, 2020|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 [...]

7 01, 2020

Septic Tank Upgrade or Replacement

By |2020-02-07T03:40:42+00:00January 7th, 2020|Septic Tank, Septic Tank Problems|Comments Off on Septic Tank Upgrade or Replacement

With the Environment Agency’s General Binding Rules being introduced in January 2015, owners of septic tanks that discharge into a surface water such as a ditch, stream or river will need to take action to ensure compliance with this new septic tank regulation. However, the question for many homeowners is whether to upgrade the existing septic tank [...]