Independent Drainage Blog
Specialists in sewage treatment plant installation, maintenance & repair.
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SEPTIC TANKS
Septic tanks are a popular solution for properties without a mains sewer connection. What should you know before you get one installed or move into a property with a septic tank? Find out more in our complete guide to Septic Tanks.
CAN YOU USE A SANIFLO MACERATING TOILET WITH SEPTIC TANKS?
Sometimes, septic tanks are the only solution for off-mains sewage. But can they be used with Saniflo systems? We investigate the situations where you’d need to install a macerating toilet, and find out if these systems are compatible with septic tanks and off-mains drainage. Find out more in our latest blog post.
SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT FAQS
Sewage treatment plants are one of the best alternatives drainage solutions available today. They produce treated wastewater to a standard that can be discharged directly into a watercourse – and they require less emptying. But what should you know before you upgrade to a sewage treatment plant or move into a property with one? Find the answers to commonly asked questions in our FAQs.
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A SEPTIC TANK AND A CESSPIT?
The difference between a cesspit and a septic tank is that a cesspit is a single chamber that simply stores wastewater and offers no processing whatsoever – while a septic tank uses multiple chambers and offers basic sewage treatment processing. Read on to find out what that means for regulations and emptying procedures.