Sewage Treatment Solutions

Installation 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 installed 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 [...]

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 [...]

Is your septic tank affected by the latest regulations?

Did you know that you may need to replace or upgrade your septic tank? New regulations recently came into force that could affect you. How do the regulations affect you? These regulations state that if you have a septic tank that discharges directly to a surface water, such as a river or a stream, you will need to replace or upgrade [...]

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Installation of a septic tank at a rural property with limited access

We’ve been installing sewage treatment solutions for almost 30 years and have built up a reputation for the quality of our service. Here’s an example of a septic tank we installed at rural property in Warwickshire. The property: Belmont House is a 80 year old house set in rural Wythall in Warwickshire. The old brick built septic tank in the rear garden was [...]

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Installation of a pumping station to direct sewage to the nearest mains at a new property

We’ve been installing sewage treatment solutions for almost 30 years and have built up a reputation for the quality of our service. Here’s an example of a pumping station we installed at to direct sewage to the mains at a brand new property. The property: A brand new house was built close to Grendon, a village in a rural part of Warwickshire. The [...]

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Installation of a sewage treatment plant at a wedding venue

We’ve been installing sewage treatment solutions for almost 30 years and have built up a reputation for the quality of our service. Here’s an example of a large sewage treatment plant we installed at prestigious wedding venue. About the business: Packington Moor Farm is a 700 acre farm set within a rural location in the midlands. Whilst it still functions as a fully working [...]