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How Can Cotterill Civils Help You with Sewage Treatment?

Sewage treatment is something that many of us take for granted in our day-to-day lives. In fact, it’s usually only when we have a problem with our sewage disposal and treatment services that we suddenly realise how vitally important it is! Cotterill Civils believe that an ounce of prevention is better than a pound of cure, and that it’s best [...]

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. [...]

Install of a Large Galvanised Steel Water Tank for Mendip Golf Club

We’ve been installing Galvanised Steel Water Tanks for almost 30 years and can install them even in the trickiest of conditions. But recently our work down at the Mendip Golf Club was not your run of the mill installation. The challenge Mendip Golf Club, situated near Wells, Somerset, required a replacement galvanised steel water tank to effectively irrigate their golf course. Mendip Golf [...]

‘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. This guide is designed to help you make an informed choice. To help you understand which solution would best suit [...]

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 [...]

The best strategy for banishing black grass & maximising yields

Black grass is an unwanted but familiar sight on many arable farms across the UK. It is one of the most prolific weeds in England, with 63%* of farmers stating they have issues with the plant. Although there isn’t a miracle answer to your black grass problem, we can shed light on the best strategies for decreasing black grass [...]

The Cotterills Group are now ISO accredited

We’re delighted to announce that we have been awarded the ISO 9001:2015 Management System certificate. This is for the provision of goods and services in the agriculture and construction sectors, reflecting our excellent commitment to our customers. We care about our customers Customer care is paramount to what we do. We want to make our customers happy so that you come [...]

Install of environmentally friendly foul drainage solution for Birmingham University

We’ve been installing sewage treatment solutions for almost 30 years and can install them in even the trickiest of conditions. But last year we were given an installation challenge unlike any other… The challenge Birmingham University were undertaking a project to facilitate a 10 year carbon dioxide enrichment experiment at the prestigious BIFOR experiment research facility at Mill Haft Woods. This was to demonstrate [...]

A History of Land Drainage Machines

The installation of land drainage has been going on in the UK for centuries. It has played an important part in improving crop yields for farmers and making waterlogged land usable for the construction sector. Digging agricultural drainage ditches many years ago was a mammoth task. Back then they were largely excavating and laying clay pipe by hand – not an [...]