Friday, 14 May, 2021 Author:
Surface water pushes the sewage through the system to drainage fields and, in the case of treatment plants, potentially to rivers and streams.
"Will someone please help me?"
We often get calls for help because sewage is flooding out onto someone's drainage field.
In many cases, we explain…
Wednesday, 5 May, 2021 Author:
A domestic sewage treatment plant installation.
When you pump raw sewage to a treatment plant, certain processes take place.
Process; initial separation of solids from liquids
Retention time is; the time it takes for solids to separate from the wastewater and how much is retained in the…
Tuesday, 20 April, 2021 Author:
Before obtaining estimates:
Drainage surveys are an essential part of the garden design – before the treatment plant estimating process. You may be able to provide visual diagrams – If you’ve had plans drawn up by an architect within 2 years, they can be very helpful to us. On most occasions, we…
Tuesday, 13 April, 2021 Author:
The definition of experience:
practical contact with and observation of facts or events.
an event or occurrence which leaves an impression on someone.
encounter or undergo (an event or occurrence).
The definition of an experienced drainage specialist:
“A person with training &…
Sunday, 28 February, 2021 Author:
What is Klargester?
Klargester is a world-leader in the manufacturing and supply of premium wastewater management solutions, such as septic tanks. Having been operating for over 60 years, Klargester provides a variety of septic tank and wastewater products that are designed specially to benefit…
Friday, 12 February, 2021 Author:
A cesspool is a sealed, fully enclosed holding tank that collects and stores sewage from your property when it cannot be connected to the main sewage system. Because of this reason, they have often considered a temporary solution for locations where discharging wastewater would be prohibited or…
Tuesday, 9 February, 2021 Author:
If septic tanks are always 3/4 full, why do we empty them?
The diagram below acceptable levels in septic tanks after one year’s usage. We empty the tank to maintain the optimal functionality that these levels enable.
The crust layer or fatty layer is not sinking too low to interfere with…
Friday, 1 January, 2021 Author:
Every shower drain becomes blocked at some point, no matter how many preventative measures you put in place. Blocked drains are a common eventuality for many homeowners and more often than not, people want a quick fix. These common household items have been used as drain unblocking products for…
Saturday, 12 December, 2020 Author:
An image of icicles hanging from water pipes in winter.
Frozen pipes are a problem you definitely don’t want to be facing this Christmas. Frozen pipes are a serious problem, causing a significant pressure build-up, resulting in burst pipes and flooding. With so much pressure building – over 2,…
Friday, 27 November, 2020 Author:
This image shows what you are likely to see once your treatment plant is in place.
Your treatment plant is now installed; the next stage for us is to talk to the house owner (the ‘operator’ of the treatment plant) about maintaining your treatment plant. In our experience, the better you look…