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Helpful guide to appointing a sewage treatment installer

When it comes to getting a sewage treatment solution installed, you want someone who knows what they’re doing and has the right skills, credentials and experience to get the job done. It’s no easy task and the consequences of it going wrong can cost you a lot to put right whilst also leaving you with a smelly mess! To help you [...]

Top tips on how to pick a contractor

Installations and hiring contractors can be expensive, so it’s crucial that you make the right choice at the beginning of your project. What initially seem like the cheaper option could end up being the most expensive if the work is done incorrectly. Making the right choice At Cotterill Civils we’re passionate about what we do – protecting the environment and operating in a safe, [...]

What is Stormwater Attenuation & Why Do You Need It?

There’s no question about it – the weather is taking a turn for the worse. In recent years severe storms and flooding have become commonplace, and even if they hadn’t, winter is just around the corner – with floodwaters threatening potential long-term damage to buildings and infrastructure. So how can you protect yourself from the damage and chaos caused by [...]

Top 5 reasons to invest in land drainage

With harvest out the way and the fields once again bare, lots of our customers are currently busy installing land drainage. Investing in your land in the current economic climate may seem like the wrong thing to do but ensuring your fields are well drained could make all the difference. Our customers have reported improvements of up to 40% in [...]

Large galvanised steel water tank used to irrigate golf course

If you’re looking for a large Galvanised Steel Water Tank and you don’t want the hassle of installing it yourself, we can help. We supply and install a large range of Galvanised Steel Water Tanks to suit your specific needs. Our installation service provides you with the peace of mind that your tank is installed right. Here’s an example of an installation job [...]

A fantastic show at the RWM 2017

This year we attended the Recycling & Waste Management Exhibition (RWM) on 12th – 14th September. The exhibition connects innovators and influencers with businesses, public sector bodies, governments and not for profits to deliver solutions that are both environmentally sound and profitable. Our Focus At the event, we exhibited our new environmental solution, EnviroPad®, a better and more cost-effective way to manage oil spillages. [...]

Cotterill Civils Exhibiting at RWM 2017

As leading environmental specialists, we will be attending this year’s Recycling & Waste Management Exhibition (RWM) on the 12th to 14th of September 2017. The RWM exhibition connects innovators and influencers with businesses, public sector bodies, governments and not for profits to deliver solutions that are both environmentally sound and profitable. The Unveiling This year we will be unveiling our new ‘Stormwater Attenuation’ range. [...]

‘Off Mains’ Drainage: What are your options?

Over a million properties across rural areas of the UK cannot connect to the main sewerage infrastructure. If you’re one of these properties, you may be wondering what options are available to you when it comes to renewing your foul drainage. To help you understand which solution would best suit your needs, we’ve outlined what each option would involve in [...]

Stormwater Attenuation: The construction industry’s answer to flooding

With the recent government announcement of £500bn investment in new infrastructure, particularly in the transport, telecoms, flood defence and housing sectors, Stormwater Attenuation is becoming more and more prevalent within the construction industry. Why do I need Stormwater Attenuation? Attenuation is the process of water retention on site and slowly releasing it in a controlled discharge to a surface water or [...]