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Septic Tank Regulations in Ireland

Septic Tank Regulations in Ireland

Here in Ireland, approximately 1/3 of all homes are serviced by a septic tank whose function is to collect, treat and discharge wastewater safely and effectively. As a homeowner with a private septic tank system it is your responsibility to know what regulations you must adhere to. In this blog we take a look at the responsibilities you have as a septic tank owner, and the septic tank regulations in Ireland for 2022. You must register your septic tank The

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How a Grease Separator Works

How a Grease Separator Works

Did you know that wastewater systems can be negatively impacted by oil and grease? These contaminants can cause serious problems for businesses and municipalities, leading to expensive repairs and environmental damage. Commonly installed in commercial and industrial environments, a grease separator is a plumbing device designed to filter out oil and grease from wastewater before it enters the sewer system. In this article, we will discuss how a grease separator works and how they can help maintain healthy wastewater systems!

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The advantages of Biogreen for wastewater treatment

The advantages of Biogreen for wastewater treatment

The Biogreen Wastewater Treatment System is designed to provide domestic wastewater treatment. Here at Carlow Tanks we have been installing Biogreen Wastewater Treatment Systems for over 10 years. Over this time we have seen the numerous advantages that this system provides. In this blog we’re taking a look at those advantages to demonstrate how a Biogreen Wastewater Treatment System is the best investment for the future.   Components Of The System   The first two compartments of the Biogreen system are

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How our water storage tanks can help you save water in 2022

How our water storage tanks can help you save water in 2022

Water storage tanks are the ideal solution for the storage of non-potable water. They are an effective and cost saving solution that provides you with water for a variety of chores that don’t require potable water. In this blog we take a look at how our water storage tanks can help you to save water in 2022.   Make use of a commodity in large supply   Here in Ireland we receive an average rainfall of between 750 and 1000mm

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The Importance of Diesel Storage Tanks for Fuel Efficiency

The Importance of Diesel Storage Tanks for Fuel Efficiency

Have you been considering the use of a diesel storage tank for your commercial company or farm? One of the biggest benefits of diesel tanks is their fuel efficiency. In this blog we take a closer look at the importance of diesel tanks for fuel efficiency. The benefits of a good diesel storage tank are numerous. 1. Save space and increase safety If you’re currently bulk buying fuel but don’t have a diesel storage tank then you are likely surrounded

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The Importance of Pump Chambers for Septic Tank Maintenance

The Importance of Pump Chambers for Septic Tank Maintenance

A basic septic tank is comprised of the tank, the drain field and the soil, however more sophisticated tanks now feature a pump chamber and overflow tank. In this blog, we look at the important role pump chambers play in septic tank maintenance. What is a pump chamber? A pump chamber is used to disperse the effluent when your site has a high-water level or if the gradients for drainage are unfavourable. When the effluent in the pump tank rises

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