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Coronavirus and Septic Tanks

Coronavirus and Septic Tanks

Householders with well-maintained septic tanks should not be concerned about Coronavirus (COVID-19) causing additional dangers to health. In trying to answer customers’ queries about potential dangers from sewage waste in septic tanks it is clear that minimal public information is available. We have, however been able to locate useful information from US health authorities. Environmental […]

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Toilet Paper Factoids

Toilet Paper Factoids

The amazing thing about toilets, poo and septic tanks is that people become fascinated by such subjects. That’s why we thought we’d bring a few bits of our knowledge together in a blog and share them with you. How Much Paper We Use Each Day A toilet paper manufacturer’s studies show that typically Americans use […]

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Septic Tanks & Water Softeners

Septic Tanks & Water Softeners

There is conflicting evidence about the use of water softeners and septic tanks. Generally, the industry opinion is that the backwash from water softeners harms septic tanks. Whilst the Muck Munchers are effective in saline solutions, the real problem can occur in your drainfield. Our advice is that if you have a septic tank and […]

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Best Detergents for Septic Tanks

Best Detergents for Septic Tanks

About 1 million households in the UK use a septic system as the means of processing waste-water and sewage disposal. Septic tanks are something we often don’t like to think about, and normally we don’t, until there is a problem.  There is much discussion amongst septic tank owners about the types of laundry and dishwashing products to […]

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Flooded Septic Tanks and Soakaways – What You Can Do

Flooded Septic Tanks and Soakaways – What You Can Do

With sodden ground all around you, there is little you can do right now to alleviate problems. In the short-term using less water will helpto ensure that over-flows are minimised.   If the water table (level of water in soil) becomes higher than the outlet from a septic tank, then water will drain back into the tank […]

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