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Graf Sewage Treatment Plant Review

16 Oct, 2015

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Graf Sewage Treatment Plant Review

Yes Graf the German water harvesting giant has entered the world of sewage treatment, the question is are they any good? Overview Graf have two models on the market the Klaro and the One2Clean both models are based around the Graf Carat tank made from HDPE (high density polyurethane) making these units very sturdy simple … Read more

New Conder ASP HDPE Sewage Treatment Plant Review

17 Sep, 2015

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New Conder ASP HDPE Sewage Treatment Plant Review

The all new Conder ASP HDPE (High Density Polyurethane) Sewage Treatment Plant HDPE or High Density Polyurethane seems to be coming ever more popular as a material used in the construction industry for underground tanks whether they are oil, sewage or water it is becoming the go to material, why? High Density Polyurethane is a … Read more

Getting The Levels Right

13 May, 2014

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If you are getting ready to install a septic tank or a new drainage run you will need to be able to get your levels right here is how you do it: First find out what fall you will need on the drains: Minimum gradient for surface water drainage = 1:100 Minimum gradient for foul … Read more

Klargester Biodisc Review

23 Jan, 2014

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Klargester Biodisc Review

You may have heard of the name, maybe someone referred to your sewage system as a Biodisc or a Klargester. Klargester has become a household name to many just like we refer to our vacuum cleaner as a Hoover but just like Hoover Klargester isn’t the only manufacturer that produces the goods there are many … Read more

Why Protect the Environment?

20 Jan, 2014

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Pollution is something we hear about all the time. It happens when substances which can have a detrimental impact on the environment find their way into watercourses, the land or into the atmosphere that we all breathe. So pollution can affect important things like our health, potable (drinking) water, wildlife and its habitat plus of … Read more

Cesspits and Cesspools

14 Jan, 2014

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What are Cesspits and Cesspools used for? If you live in a rural area with no access to mains drainage you may need to install a cesspit (also known as a cesspool) but this is really a last resort sewage system. Unlike a septic tank or sewage treatment plant a cesspit does not discharge waste … Read more

Septic Tank Soakaway

8 Jan, 2014

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Septic Tank Soakaway

Is your soak away failing on your septic tank?  If so here is some information you will find useful First of all what are the symptoms of a failing septic tank soak away?  Septic tank backing up and over flowing, if your soak away has failed your septic tank will fill up very quickly, it … Read more

Environment Agency and the Septic Tank

23 Dec, 2013

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Environment Agency and the Septic Tank

Is it true that I can no longer have a septic tank according to the Environment Agency?   On the whole this is not true – you may be able to have a septic tank and still conform to the Environment Agency’s regulations! Here is what they stipulate about any septic tank: Discharge is to … Read more

Klargester Biotec, E series or Clearwater Treatment plants

30 Oct, 2013

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Klargester Biotec, E series or Clearwater Treatment plants

Have you noticed that the Klargester Biotec, Klargester E series plants and Clearwater Sewage Treatment Plants all look the same! So what’s the difference? Well the Clearwater and Klargester Economy treatment plants are the same – they run the same electrical system and internal workings. Klargester Biotec is slightly different in that it has an … Read more

Ezy drain vs Traditional Drainage Field Soakaway

29 Oct, 2013

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Ezy drain vs Traditional Drainage Field Soakaway

Many customers ask me “is the Ezy drain system better than the traditional drainage field method using gravel and perforated pipe work?” The answer in a nut shell is that as long as the gravel system is installed correctly there is no difference in performance, but the Ezy drain is much (much) easier to install … Read more