Can my septic tank discharge into a ditch or watercourse?

Septic tank regulations can cause a lot of confusion with many homeowners unsure of the latest sewage treatment legislation. One of the main points of confusion is septic tank discharge and whether a septic tank can discharge into a ditch or open watercourse. With regulation recently changing around this, we thought we’d run through the […]

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Why is there boggy ground near my septic tank?

With the weather warming up and the days getting longer, we’re all spending more time in our gardens. The last thing you want when you’re enjoying the great British weather is boggy ground near a septic tank: kind of ruins the mood, don’t you think? If you have noticed boggy ground near your septic tank, […]

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How far should a sewage treatment system be from my house?

One question we often get asked is: ‘how far should a sewage treatment system be from my property?’ As with most drainage questions, we’re afraid the answer isn’t 100% straightforward as distances and regulations can differ with each type of drainage system. But, never fear. We’re here to give advice for each sewage treatment system, […]

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Septic Tanks and The Environment

As we all try to be more environmentally conscious, we are often asked about septic tanks and the environment. Are septic tanks bad for the environment? Is there a more eco-friendly alternative? In this blog we’ll try and answer your questions on septic tanks and the environment and give you the most eco-friendly sewage treatment […]

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Help! I don’t think I comply with septic tank regulations.

No matter what they are regarding, changes to regulations always cause panic and confusion, and the latest septic tank regulations are no different. They may have been in place for over 12 months now but we are often contacted by panicked customers who worry they don’t comply with septic tank regulations. If you’re in a […]

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Decommissioning A Septic Tank

The majority of households use a sewage treatment plant or septic tank because they are not connected to mains sewer system. However, if public sewer systems do become available to you then you must connect to the public sewers as soon as possible. This will render your private sewage system out of use. If that’s […]

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General Binding Rules FAQs

We often get asked an array of questions by our customers when it comes to General Binding Rules. We’ve listed some of the most common below, but, if we haven’t answered your question here then don’t hesitate to get in touch by calling 01794 517 770. General Binding Rules FAQs What updates were made to […]

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Environmental Permits For Drainage Systems

There is often a lot of confusion amongst homeowners about whether you need environmental permits for drainage systems. In this blog, we’ll try to clear up that confusion, informing you whether your septic tank needs a permit and how to apply. Do I Need An Environmental Permit For My Drainage System? Sadly, this isn’t a […]

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Is It Possible To Repair A Septic Tank Or Sewage Treatment Plant?

At Proseptic, we are often called out to septic tank problems by worried homeowners. Once the problem has been identified using our thorough CCTV drainage investigations, many homeowners often ask whether their drainage system is worth repairing or whether they need a full septic tank replacement. We’re addressing whether it is possible to repair a […]

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Fall In Love With Your Drainage System

With Valentine’s Day upon us, love is well and truly in the air. But, this year we think it’s time you showed some tender loving care to your drainage system. Read on to find out how… Think Before You Flush Most of us don’t think about what goes down our drains; after all, it’s hardly […]

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