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Tips to prevent septic tank blockages

Tips to prevent septic tank blockages

Septic tank blockages can cause serious problems if left untreated. These problems can usually be avoided if taking the proper precautions in advance with your septic tank. We’ve compiled a list of our top tips for preventing septic tank blockages below. Schedule regular maintenance checks The best way to prevent serious septic tank issues is to schedule regular maintenance checks with a qualified professional. A full maintenance check should be carried out at least once every two years. A routine

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How to know if your Septic Tank is leaking

How to know if your Septic Tank is leaking

Septic tanks provide an extremely valuable service but are something we rarely think about. Although durable, concrete septic tanks are still subject to being damaged. When your septic tank cracks it leads to waste leakage into the surrounding area. A septic tank leaking is a major environmental concern and leads to water contamination and home damage if not resolved quickly.  It’s important to be aware of the signs of a leaking septic tank so that you can resolve the problem

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The 3 Stages of Wastewater Treatment

The 3 Stages of Wastewater Treatment

We are always asked about the stages of wastewater treatment. A wastewater treatment system receives, stores, treats and disposes of wastewater from areas such as toilets, sinks, baths and all other domestic water-using appliances. There are many benefits to a wastewater treatment system including the elimination of disease causing bacteria, minimal odour emissions when compared to septic tanks and the fast breaking down of solids which means less blockages, less frequent de-sludging and less solids contaminating the groundwater. To help

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Why Your Property Needs A Water Storage Tank

Why Your Property Needs A Water Storage Tank

The number of property owners, both residential and commercial who are choosing to install water storage tanks on their properties has been steadily rising in Ireland over the last number of years. With an average rainfall of between 750 and 1000mm in the east of Ireland and between 1000 and 1400mm in the west yearly, it make sense to put all that water to use. Water storage tanks provide a sustainable method of obtaining water for use in place of

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EPA Announce New Septic Tank Grant Scheme

EPA Announce New Septic Tank Grant Scheme

The Government has announced a newly extended septic tank grant scheme this month. This extended scheme places an emphasis on areas where work is focused on improving water quality in line with the National River Basin Management Plan 2018-2021. Grants have previously been available for systems which fail the Environmental Protection Agency National Inspection Plan. This expanded scheme provides grants to those whose treatment system serves a house that is situated in a Prioritised Area for Action in accordance with

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Managing Your Water Troughs This Summer

Managing Your Water Troughs This Summer

A water trough is an essential piece of farm equipment. Properly managing them throughout a warm summer is vital to ensuring the good health and wellbeing of your livestock. We’ve compiled a list of our top tips to ensure you properly maintain your water troughs throughout the Summer of 2020.

Covid-19 Impact on Septic Tanks: How to Adapt

Covid-19 Impact on Septic Tanks: How to Adapt

You may never think about what happens to your wastewater once it flushes away or goes down the drain; why would you? But if your septic system is not properly maintained and managed, then problems may arise (such as foul smells) for you that will force you to be aware of your wastewater habits. This is something we want to help you avoid. So we’re going to run you through some simple steps you can take and changes you can

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What Causes Your Septic Tank Smell

What Causes Your Septic Tank Smell

Having a septic tank is supposed to keep bad smells away from your home, but sometimes problems can occur. There are several reasons why your septic tank could be releasing a foul odor, and we’re going to run through some of the main ones as well as tips and solutions for septic tank smell. If your tank begins to smell you will need to call a professional to fix the issue. The smells that emit from malfunctioning septic tanks are

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Cattle Water Troughs

Being a farm and cattle owner, it’s crucial to understand the importance of supplying your herd with fresh, clean, easily-accessed water. It’s also imperative and often overlooked- to provide enough. Read on to find out how much water your herd needs, the options and features our range of cattle water troughs offer, and how to set them up correctly on your farm. Importance & Level of Cattle Hydration Understanding the level at which cattle need to hydrate is essential to

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