Sewage Treatment Solutions

Farm Business Innovation Show (7th-8th November)

Last week we exhibited at the Farm Business Innovation Show at the NEC and it was a huge success. Over the two days we met some fantastic people and gained a real insight into what people want to achieve with their businesses and how we could help them to diversify. There was a lot of interest in many of our [...]

New change in legislation could positively impact your business

Currently, weddings have to take place under solid structures, meaning marriages in gardens, on farms and under marquees are prohibited, but this could all change. Soon the 180 year old law that stops people marrying outside could be overturned, as it already is in Scotland. With the cost of weddings rising, the average wedding now costs over £30,000, with an [...]

5 ways to diversify in farming- Infographic

Next week, we’ll be exhibiting at the Farm Business Innovation Show, which focuses on how farms have successfully diversified. In preparation for the event, we thought we’d share just a few ways we can help you to boost your farm income: Download the PDF file . Please come and visit us at the Farm Business Innovation Show at the NEC in Birmingham [...]

Supply of a large commercial sewage treatment solution for a business park

We’re one of the UK’s leading suppliers and installers of sewage treatment solutions. Here’s an example of a large commercial sewage treatment plant we supplied for Eckland Lodge Business Park. The Challenge Established for over 20 years, Eckland Lodge is a family-run business park situated in a beautiful rural setting on the Leicestershire/Northamptonshire border. The business park boasts a mix of modern [...]

A Beginners Guide to Sewage Treatment Plants

If your property is not able to connect to the mains sewerage infrastructure, your most cost effective and environmentally friendly “off mains” option is a packaged sewage treatment plant. In simple terms, a sewage treatment plant is a below ground vessel which treats the incoming effluent to an environmentally acceptable quality. This treated water can be legally discharged to [...]

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, [...]

‘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 [...]

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 [...]