News/Blog

How to Reduce Septic Tank Grease

How to Reduce Septic Tank Grease

Do you live in a rural area or run a commercial business that uses septic tanks? If so, it is of paramount importance to remember one thing – grease buildup can make running your plumbing system much more expensive. Fortunately, regular maintenance and preventive measures can help reduce the amount of grease that builds up over time and cause backups in the pipes connected to your septic tank. In this blog post, we’ll explore the different methods for reducing grease

View Full Post
Wet Well vs Dry Well Pump Station

Wet Well vs Dry Well Pump Station

If you are a home or business owner who is familiar with wastewater systems, the terms “wet well” and “dry well” undoubtedly sound familiar. The two differ in their design and functionality, but both play critical roles in the operation of wastewater collection networks. In this blog post, we will explore each type of pump station by comparing their construction, components, assigned duties, and more to help you decide which option would be best for your application. Read on to

View Full Post
Unblocking a Septic Tank Soakaway

Unblocking a Septic Tank Soakaway

If you do find yourself in the position of needing to unblock a septic tank soakaway, take the time to check all associated pipes and tanks for any obvious blockages. If you’re struggling to identify an issue, it may be worth investing in a CCTV inspection service which can provide invaluable assistance in quickly pinpointing any areas of concern. In some cases, your qualified professional may suggest hiring a high-pressure water jetting machine – as this can help shift stubborn

View Full Post
5 Ways to Stop Water Pollution on your Farmland

5 Ways to Stop Water Pollution on your Farmland

A successful agricultural industry relies not only on profitable crops and livestock, but also on clean farmland and waterways. When agriculture operations are not managed effectively, they can result in the release of pollutants into waterways. This can have a serious impact on aquatic life, public health, and the economy. Farmland operators have a responsibility to prevent water pollution and protect waterways from the negative impacts of agriculture. In this article, we will discuss how farms pollute water and provide

View Full Post
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

View Full Post
The Benefits of a Modern Wastewater Treatment System

The Benefits of a Modern Wastewater Treatment System

Did you know that wastewater treatment is one of the most important aspects of environmental protection? A wastewater treatment system helps keep our water clean and safe, and it also helps protect the environment. A wastewater treatment system receives, stores, treats and disposes of waste water from toilets, sinks, washing machines, baths and all other domestic water-using appliances. When we talk about a wastewater treatment system, we usually refer to not only a septic tank, but accompanying pipes, drains, percolation

View Full Post
Why Wastewater Treatment is So Important

Why Wastewater Treatment is So Important

Did you know that every day, humans produce an enormous amount of wastewater?   “Globally, about 359 billion cubic metres of wastewater is produced each year, equivalent to 144 million Olympic-sized swimming pools,” says Edward Jones , PhD researcher at Utrecht University and lead author of the study.   Worldwide, it is common practice to pump enormous volumes of wastewater into rivers, oceans and streams. This has extremely negative effects on the environment, fisheries, animals, and that’s not to mention

View Full Post
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!

View Full Post
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

View Full Post
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

View Full Post
scroll to top arrow
Call Now ButtonCALL US NOW