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Do You Have to Pay Sewerage Charges

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  • 30-12-2016
Do You Have to Pay Sewerage Charges

If you make use of a septic tank, a cesspool or sewerage treatment plant, you may be certain exclusions. This includes the payment of sewerage charges but you have to be sure that you are not liable to pay. However, in some circumstances you may be liable to pay charges. One of these circumstances may be when your tank is connected to the public sewer system. This is usually done in order to allow for an overflow of your system. If...

Posted by:Admin on:2016-12-30 10:46:00 Read More

Registering Your Septic Tank

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  • 20-12-2016
Registering Your Septic Tank

If your property is making use of an alternative sewerage solution, like a septic tank or treatment plant, you may choose to register for a permit. Let's take a look at how this process works. There are two middle binding rules that you have to adhere to, if you have a septic tank or sewerage treatment plant on your property. This includes regular maintenance and making sure that it does not leak. It...

Posted by:Admin on:2016-12-20 10:39:00 Read More

Maintaining Treatment Plants

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Maintaining  Treatment Plants

If your house or business property is not connected to the main sewer line, you have few alternatives. One of this is having a small sewerage treatment plant. You don't have to pay any sewerage charges if you have the treatment plant, as long as your system adheres to all the guidelines. There may be a few reasons why you should pay additional charges, from example when your tank is connected to the public sewer for any reason...

Posted by:Admin on:2016-12-16 10:35:00 Read More

Maintaining Septic Tanks

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Maintaining Septic Tanks

If you make use of a septic tank, you have certain responsibilities to be aware of. Let's look at how you can effectively maintain a septic tank on your property. A septic tank is a tank that is usually stored underground. It holds raw sewerage and the need to be regularly emptied and cleaned. These tanks have separate compartments for liquid and solid waste, and solid waste needs to be entered manually. You...

Posted by:Admin on:2016-12-07 10:19:00 Read More

Maintaining Cesspools

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  • 03-12-2016

If your property is not connected to the main sewer line, you may have to use a septic tank, cesspool or a sewerage treatment plant. Let's look at how you can effectively maintain a cesspool. A cesspool is often referred to as a cesspit, and is tank that can store sewage from your property. These cesspools will need to be emptied by a regular basis, and it has to be done by a registered professional. If...

Posted by:Admin on:2016-12-03 10:14:00 Read More

Permits and Rules for a Cesspool

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Permits and Rules for a Cesspool

If you own a cesspool or cesspit, you have to adhere to general building regulations. Lets take a closer look at what these are and when you need to apply for a permit. If you are the owner of a cesspool or cesspit, it is important to check whether you comply with the general building rules. The operator of the system is usually the property owner, or the person who has a written agreement to be in charge of the sewage system. Remember...

Posted by:Admin on:2016-11-25 10:06:00 Read More

Rules for Small Sewage Treatment Plants

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Rules for Small Sewage Treatment Plants

If you make use of a sewage treatment plant, you will need to ensure that your adhere to all the building regulations. Let's take a look at what these rules are. If you own a small sewage treatment plant you have to check whether or not you adhere to all the general building regulations. If you don't, you will have to apply for a permit. To check whether you comply, you have to be the operator of the system.  The...

Posted by:Admin on:2016-11-16 10:02:00 Read More

Permits and Rules for Septic Tanks

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Permits and Rules for Septic Tanks

For people not connected to the main sewage line, a septic tank is often the best solution. Let's take a look at the general building rules that apply to a septic tank. If you make use of a septic tank you should check whether or not you meet all the general building rules. If you don't you will need to apply for a permit.  You should also make sure whether or not you or the operator, which is...

Posted by:Admin on:2016-11-10 09:58:00 Read More

How Does a Septic Tank Work

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How Does a Septic Tank Work

The septic tank is often used for homes or other buildings that are not connected to a main sewage line. Let's take a closer look at how exactly a septic tank works. A septic tank is quite common when it comes to a sewage solution. If you're not connected to a main sewage system you can install a septic tank and have a way to store your sewage safely.  With a septic tank, solid and liquid waste...

Posted by:Admin on:2016-11-04 09:55:00 Read More

How Does a Cesspit Work

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How Does a Cesspit Work

If you're not connected to your main sewage system. You will have to make use of alternative methods. Let's take a look at how cesspit works. The cesspit is also referred to as a cesspool. It works slightly different than a septic tank, as it has no inlet or outlet. A cesspool will contain the sewage until it is emptied. This should usually be done a few times a year, and it is disposed into a disposal lorry. Also keep...

Posted by:Admin on:2016-10-25 09:49:00 Read More

How Often Should I Empty My Septic Tank

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How Often Should I Empty My Septic Tank

When it comes to maintaining your septic tank, everyone seems to have their own ideas. Here is a guideline on when you should empty your septic tank. Septic tanks need to be emptied regularly. They do not clean and maintain themselves so it’s your responsibility to do so. The frequency will depend on the size of the tank and how often it’s used. A typical tank for residential use can take around 3,000 litres. These tanks need to be emptied at...

Posted by:Admin on:2016-06-17 11:48:00 Read More

Maintaining Sewage Treatment Plants

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Maintaining Sewage Treatment Plants

If you are not close to a public sewerage system, you may need an alternative. Here’s how to properly look after them and maintain them regularly. Depending on your situation, you may have a septic tank, or a cesspool. A septic tank processes raw sewage and needs to be emptied regularly. Your local authority may do this for you. A cesspool however, is a tank that simply stores sewage. It needs to be emptied often, by someone qualified or your...

Posted by:Admin on:2016-06-08 11:45:00 Read More

Should I Install a Septic Tank or a Cesspit

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Should I Install a Septic Tank or a Cesspit

When it comes to waste disposal, you have many choices. Let’s take a look at the difference between a septic tank or a cesspit, and which you should choose. Septic tanks are common sewage systems. They mainly have an outlet that is connected to a soakway. These tanks need to be emptied at least once every twelve months. A cesspool is not part of a treatment system and simply acts as a storage system. It needs regular emptying, typically every...

Posted by:Admin on:2016-06-04 11:43:00 Read More

How to Install Your Own Septic System

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  • 28-05-2016
How to Install Your Own Septic System

Installing your own sewage system is definitely possible but not always easy. It’s best to use an expert for this project. Let’s take a look at what it involves. When you install a septic system you need to consider safety. You should know where all the utilities are before you start digging. You should also know how to operate the necessary equipment. Some septic systems can be quite complicated to install and may need an excavator. There...

Posted by:Admin on:2016-05-28 11:41:00 Read More

Types of Off Mains Drainage

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Types of Off Mains Drainage

Many homes like plots are not located near main sewers. This is where off-mains drainage systems come in. Let’s take a closer look at what they are and how they work. A cesspool is a type of holding tank with no inlet or outlet. It holds sewage until it is emptied into a disposal lorry. These tanks need to be emptied up to eight times a year. they can hold up to eight weeks of sewage at a time. A septic tank is similar to a cesspool but it has...

Posted by:Admin on:2016-05-17 11:38:00 Read More