Tips for septic tank owners

Septic Tank Owners need toThe Location of their Septic Tank


  • Importantly ensure you maintain and operate your waste water treatment tank so its fit for purpose and fully operational
  • Also Ensure your system cannot pollute the environment. By discharging or leaking waste into the ground or any water source
  • Equally important to ensure that roof water or surface water run-off cannot enter a domestic waste water treatment system
  • Another key point is to De-sludge the system at intervals appropriate to the tank capacity and the number of people resident in the premises connected to it, or as recommended by the system’s manufacturer. Ensure the contractor doing the De-sludging is fully authorised. You should keep the receipt from the contractor for 5 years
  • Also learn the location of your tank and drain field.
  • Keep a sketch of it handy with your maintenance record for service visits.
  • Also have your septic system inspected annually.
  • Have your Waste water treatment tank pumped out by a licensed contractor.
  • Empty your tank every three to five years.
  • Keep yourtank cover accessible for inspections and pumping.
  • Keep a detailed record of repairs, pumping, inspections and permits issued
  • Conserve water to avoid overloading the system.
  • Repair any leaky pipes or toilets.
Septic Tank Emptying Tips
Septic Tank Emptying Tips

Septic Tank Cleaning

CES Environmental provides professional friendly services to all customers requiring the service of Tank Cleaning. CES Provide different size Cleaning trucks depending on the location of the tank and the access to your property. We have… Read More »

Septic Tank Emptying

On completion of the tank emptying CES Environmental engineers will provide a waste disposal certificate which will confirm the date of the tank emptying and also confirming that the waste will be properly disposed of at a proper treatment facility… Read More »

Septic Tank De Sludging

Another important point is that Regular tank De Sludging will reduce the risk of it overflowing or developing blockages, which in turn can produce unwanted smells and odors. Our Jet Vac unit has a powerful vacuum and on board water supply which will both empty and clean your… Read More »

Septic Tank Maintenance

In Conclusion Septic Tank Maintenance is essential to ensure that the system operates properly. The following notes are a quick to do list list to help with maintenance. Owners of domestic waste water treatment systems need to: Know where their septic tank is located… Read More »

Septic Tank Inspection

Frequently asked questions on New Legislation in relation to an Inspection: Who are the EPA?, What will the inspectors be looking for?, If my septic tank is to be inspected who will carry out the inspection?, If improvement works are required, who will pay?… Read More »

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