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

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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

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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

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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…

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