How to prolong the life of your sewage treatment plant

How to prolong the life of your sewage treatment plant

A sewage treatment plant is responsible for removing contaminants from wastewater and making sure that it is fully cleaned before it is released back into the environment. There’s no denying that without sewage treatment solutions; animals would get ill or die, beaches, dunes and salt marshes would become unusable for humans and animals alike, and… Continue reading How to prolong the life of your sewage treatment plant

Guide to selecting the size and type of sewage treatment plant

Guide to selecting the size and type of sewage treatment plant

If your property is unable to connect to the mains sewerage infrastructure, a sewage treatment plant is an ideal choice. It is considered the most cost-effective and environmentally friendly “off mains” drainage option. When it comes to selecting the size and type of the sewage treatment plant though there are a number of things to… Continue reading Guide to selecting the size and type of sewage treatment plant

What are the sewage treatment regulations for holiday parks and golf courses?

What are the sewage treatment regulations for holiday parks and golf courses?

The rural location of caravan parks and golf courses means that they’re often reliant on off-mains sewage treatment solutions to manage their waste. Here’s our guide to the regulations and sewage treatment options available: What are the regulations? Holiday and caravan parks as well as golf courses are often set in the rural countryside away… Continue reading What are the sewage treatment regulations for holiday parks and golf courses?

Why English rivers fail pollution test?

Why English rivers fail pollution test?

Looking after our waterways has never been so critical – it’s something we’re extremely passionate about here at Cotterill Civils. Only last week we were shocked to hear that all English rivers failed to meet the Environment Agency’s quality tests for pollution. The data revealed that just 14% of English rivers are of good ecological… Continue reading Why English rivers fail pollution test?

How to check whether your septic tank is polluting a local watercourse?

How to check whether your septic tank is polluting a local watercourse?

At the start of 2020 new regulations for septic tanks came into force that will affect properties across England and Wales. The new legislation states that it is now illegal for a septic tank to discharge directly to surface water, such as a river, ditch or stream. But how can you tell if your septic tank… Continue reading How to check whether your septic tank is polluting a local watercourse?

What are the risks of not being compliant with the latest septic tank regulations?

What are the risks of not being compliant with the latest septic tank regulations?

New regulations for septic tanks in England and Wales came into force at the start of 2020 and with more than a million UK properties using an off-mains drainage system, this new legislation will have a big impact. But what are the consequences of not complying with the new legislation? Here’s what we found out…… Continue reading What are the risks of not being compliant with the latest septic tank regulations?

Are you compliant with the new septic tank regulations?

Are you compliant with the new septic tank regulations?

Brand new legislation for septic tanks in England and Wales came into force on January 1st, which means any household or business that does not comply now risks significant fines from the Environment Agency (EA).  With more than a million UK properties having no option but to use an off-mains drainage system to deal with… Continue reading Are you compliant with the new septic tank regulations?

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