CALL NOW for Your Quick Quote!

01245 475700

euroloos ltd

The UK's #1 for Portable Toilets

1000's of toilets on hire

Delivery_grey

Guaranteed Next Day Delivery*

Nationwide

Rated Excellent on Trustpilot

With over 1,000 reviews

No Account_grey

No Account Needed

Just Call or Click to Book

>

>

>

Maintaining cesspools, septic tanks, sewage treatment plants

Maintaining cesspools, septic tanks, sewage treatment plants

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on linkedin
LinkedIn


Maintaining cesspools, septic tanks, sewage treatment plants

Maintaining cesspools, septic tanks and sewage treatment plants

If your property isn’t connected to a public sewer, you may have a cesspool, septic tank or a sewage treatment plant. If you have one of these, you don’t have to pay sewerage charges to your water or sewerage company. However, you are responsible for making sure your sewerage system is properly emptied and maintained with manufacturers advising to have tanks emptied every 9-12 months.

Maintaining Your Septic Tank
Maintaining your septic tank

Remember if you don’t maintain your septic tank system properly, your local authority has the power to force you to do so. Sometimes as availability of local sewage systems increase you may be able to connect to a public sewer, or ask for one to be provided.

In Wales, septic tanks and small sewage treatment plants must be registered with the Environment Agency. From 1 April 2013, the Environment Agency in Wales has become part of Natural Resources Wales.

What is a cesspool?

A cesspool, also known as a cesspit, is a large tank which stores sewage from your property. Cesspools need to be emptied frequently frequently than septic tanks and other sewage treatment systems. This is a service we at euroloo carry out every day for clients both domestic and commercial across the UK at possibly the most competitive fixed price available with discounts available for multiple orders.

What is a septic tank?

A septic tank treats raw sewage and needs to be inspected and emptied regularly. Again this is a service euroloo provide every day to customers and is one of the most in demand services we offer and a growing area of our business.

What is a sewage treatment plant?

Some properties have their own small sewage treatment plants that treat raw sewage in a tank which needs to be maintained and emptied at a similar frequency to septic tank systems. euroloo empty sewage treatment plants for small developments of properties with no access to public drainage with many of our sewage treatment plant emptying customers being hotels, golf courses, nursing homes and care homes who often have large treatment plants

Registering your septic tank or sewage treatment plant

If your home has a septic tank or a small sewage treatment plant, you have to register this with the Environment Agency (or from 1 April 2013, with Natural Resources Wales). You should have done this by 1 January 2012. There are some exceptions for households which have an environmental permit.

However, you don’t need to register a cesspool or cesspit as these are sealed systems with no discharge into the environment.

In most cases, registration is free. You can get information about how to register on the Natural Resources Wales website.

If a property is rented, the tenant, rather than the landlord, is responsible for registration.

Businesses and other organisations can find out from Natural Resources Wales whether they should be registered.

Please feel free to contact us 0800 61 22 515 should you require any assistance or you would like to book a tank empty in.

Maintaining cesspools, septic tanks, sewage treatment plants



Get a quick quote

Talk to us today We're happy to help Call or click to book

Talk to us

Our friendly, helpful team are only a call away to quote and process hires and bookings  within minutes.

Other Blog Posts

May 12, 2019

Hiring portable toilets is easy. Knowing how many you need however, is another matter entirely. From construction sites to events, we’re going to give you a brief run down to help you make the best decisions possible, saving you time and money in the long run.

Nov 23, 2015

In the wake of World Toilet Day we thought we’d take a look at some startling new figures released from our own emergency services; the…

Nov 6, 2019

Have you found yourself with low pressure or worse still, no water at all? Then read on and check out these steps as instructed by…

Sep 14, 2018

Thinking of hosting a party at home or private hire outdoor venue? Then we can understand you may be having some concerns about the restroom…

Sep 23, 2015

When it comes portable toilet hire for construction sites, euroloo are without doubt the first choice for Essex, London and surrounding counties. Our expert team…

Nov 27, 2014

Everyone who works on a construction site needs access to toilets and facilities for washing, changing, eating and rest. This page gives an overview of…

May 25, 2019

If you’re thinking of hosting an outdoor party yourself, then you’ll know that you need to consider the bathroom situation. Here are just a few FAQ’s about portable toilets and parties to make your future toilet hire as easy as one, two, three.

Oct 2, 2015

A little over a year ago, the boss of a Spalding Company, James Stamp was reaching the end of this tether. The James Stamp Rental,…

May 6, 2016

What a busy week it’s been. Here at euroloo, we always know when Summer is starting to make a show as portable toilet hire seems…

May 15, 2016

We’ve offered advice for employees on a number of occasions. Informing them of what it is they’re entitled to and what their employers must provide…

Oct 31, 2013

Thank you for visiting our Portable Toilets for Sale page and Portable Toilets for export to Dubai and United Arab Emirates.  View Larger Map Thank…