Sewage Treatment Plants Blog Archives - Proseptic

Summer Sewage Treatment Plant Maintenance

Last year, we wrote about the importance of keeping your septic tank in good condition throughout the summer months – but that doesn’t mean other wastewater treatment systems don’t also need care and attention. Sewage treatment plants experience increased pressures throughout summer, with heat being just one of the many potential risks. Find out more […]

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The Evolution Of Septic Systems

The flushing toilet that eventually replaced the chamber pot was invented by Sir John Harington (not Thomas Crapper), way back in the late 1500s. But the first septic tank didn’t follow until almost 300 years later, built by a Frenchman, Jean Mouras. Since then, the humble septic system has seen much improvement and evolution, to […]

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3 Ways to Extend the Life of Your Sewage Treatment Plant

A sewage treatment plant is a popular off mains drainage across the UK. For homes situated in more rural areas of the country, it is not uncommon for your home or business premises to utilise these systems. The sewage treatment plant has risen in popularity over the past few years due to the newly enforced […]

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How long will a mini sewage treatment plant last?

If you live in the beautiful, rural English countryside chances are you are utilising a wastewater system which is not connected to the main drainage system of your area. Instead, your drainage system may include a mini sewage treatment plant to drain away wastewater from your property. If you are looking to install a new […]

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A Commercial Sewage Treatment System Can Help Achieve Business ESG Goals!

If your business’ premises are not connected to local wastewater systems, it is likely they require their own commercial sewage treatment system, be it a septic tank, sewage treatment plant or a cesspit. But, did you know that choosing the correct sewage system can actually help your business meet any ESG goals which are in […]

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When Is A Percolation Test Needed?

While you may have heard of a percolation test, it can sometimes be tricky to know when one is required. Percolation tests are undertaken at properties to determine what size of drainage field, like a soakaway system for example, is needed for installation.  There are a number of important things to consider when you need […]

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3 Septic Tank Myths You Need Busting!

There are plenty of misconceptions out there about septic tanks. Dealing with septic tank installations on a daily basis means that we know septic tanks in and out, and therefore are the perfect people to debunk some common myths about septic tanks.  From what can go down the drain, to the life expectancy of a […]

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Your 2023 refresh: Sewage treatment plant regulations, installations and costs

With the start of the new year, we thought it was a great time for us to recap on the latest sewage treatment plant regulations, the installation process and the costs to ensure you are up to date ready for the year ahead! Sewage Treatment Plant Regulations As we have covered before in our previous […]

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Severe Weather Disruption and Sewage Treatment Plants

Storm Eunice has left a trail of disruption; our own Office has been left without power and we continue to receive a high volume of calls regarding power failures to Sewage Treatment Plants and Pump Stations. If you too are being affected by power outages and are concerned about weather disruption and your sewage treatment […]

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