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  • Septic tank filters for improved effluent quality

    The big problem with septic tanks is that their soakaways block with suspended solids which are carried out of the tank and into the soakaway itself. These solids eventually ruin the soil porosity and the soakaway fails. The Wastewater Filter is fitted into the vertical part of the 'T' on the outlet pipe from the septic tank and removes up to 70% of the fine suspended solids from the discharging ...

  • New Septic Tank Treatment from NewTechBio

    Newtechbio, Inc. announces the release of a septic tank, drainfield and leachfield complete restoration package for large and small applications to safely unclog blocked systems. Dunmore, PA (PRWeb) September 16, 2007 – NewTechBio Inc. has designed an aggressive and effective septic tank treatment and drainfield restoration solution to safely treat clogged and malfunctioning tank and ...


    By NewTechBio, Inc.

  • Septic Tanks And Running Water During Cold Temperatures

    Septic systems can easily freeze when there are cold temperatures and frost is running deep under the ground.  People, who live in rural areas and have a septic system installed in their properties, should be very careful about running water to keep their lines open. If the temperatures are really cold and you keep adding water to your septic system, it could cause the entire system to ...


    By Lake Norman Sewer & Septic

  • Commission asks Ireland to comply with Court ruling on septic tanks

    The European Commission is urging Ireland to comply with a 2009 European Court of Justice ruling on septic tanks. The Commission is concerned that a year after the Court ruling, no legal measures have been adopted to ensure that septic tanks are subject to adequate checks and inspections to protect human health and the environment. On a recommendation by Environment Commissioner Janez ...


    By Europa Press Room

  • Septic Tank Filters added to WTE wastewater treatment product range

    Waste Tech are proud to introduce Final Effluent and Septic Tank Filters to the UK. The big problem with septic tanks is that their soakaways block with suspended solids carried out of the tank and into the soakaway itself. These solids eventually ruin the soil porosity and the soakaway fails. The Wastewater Filter is fitted into the vertical part of the 'T' on the outlet pipe from the ...

  • WTE Ltd Launches The DRAIN-X Bristle Septic Tank Filter

    WTE Ltd. has launched the DRAIN-X bristle septic tank filter onto the UK market. The DRAIN-X reduces the level of suspended solids in septic tank effluent by up to 69%, protecting the drainfield and extending its life. For use in both domestic and commercial situations, the Drain-X septic tank filter is composed of non directional polypropylene bristles that are would together with a ...

  • WTE launches non-electric septic tank conversion unit

    A new wastewater plant, the non-electric FilterPod, has been launched by WTE Ltd. This unit can be added to an existing septic tank to convert the entire system into a full sewage treatment plant, saving around 50% of the cost of a new sewage system. The unique FilterPod septic tank conversion system can be installed either after a ...

  • New law means 400,00 septic tank licences for Ireland

    New laws planned for next year mean that over 400,000 Irish homeowners will be forced to buy a licence for their septic tank for the first time. Environment Minister John Gormley said that he will introduce a licensing and inspection system for septic tanks, affecting 440,000 homes in rural areas. Under a new licensing system, a public body will undertake the inspections to ensure the septic ...

  • Major study suggests efficiently run softeners do not hurt septic tank performance

    Water softeners set with appropriate salt efficiency do not harm septic systems and may actually help them, according to a new study released today at WQA Aquatech USA. The Water Quality Research Foundation commissioned Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University to conduct independent and scientific testing on the issue in 2012.  The result is an official report, ...

  • EPA Launches “SepticSmart” to Prevent Costly Septic System Problems, Protect Environment

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) launched “SepticSmart,” a new program encouraging homeowners to take steps to maintain their home septic systems, preventing costly repairs, inconvenience and pollution to local waterways, which poses risks to public health and the environment. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, nearly 25 percent of U.S. households—more ...

  • EPA Encourages Homeowners to Care for Their Septic Systems During SepticSmart Week

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold its second annual SepticSmart Week September 22-26. SepticSmart Week outreach activities encourage homeowners and communities to care for and maintain their septic systems. Nearly one-quarter of all American households depend on septic systems to treat their wastewater. Failure to maintain septic system can lead to back-ups and overflows that ...

  • EPA Encourages Homeowners to Care for Their Septic Systems During SepticSmart Week

    Proper septic system care and maintenance is vital to protecting public health and preserving valuable water resources. During the first-ever SepticSmart Week, September 23-27, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is encouraging homeowners to take action to ensure their septic systems are functioning properly. Nearly one quarter of all American households—more than 26 million ...

  • EPA Encourages Homeowners and Communities to Maintain Septic Systems During SepticSmart Week

    Contamination of surface waters and ground water with disease-causing pathogens and nitrates Excessive nitrogen discharges to sensitive coastal waters Phosphorus pollution of inland surface waters Increased algal growth and lowered dissolved oxygen levels Contamination of shellfish beds and swimming beaches by pathogens “Proper septic ...

  • New Klargester Ezy-Drain system: the light-weight, sustainable solution for septic and STP soakaways

    The labour-intensive, costly and time-consuming activity of installing traditional herring-bone drainage soakaways for septic tanks and sewage treatment plants could now be a thing of the past. Ezy-Drain, which has just been launched in the UK by Klargester, is a new type of pipe system that is lightweight, easy to use, high-performance and environmentally friendly. The system was developed in ...


    By Kingspan Environmental Ltd

  • EPA Encourages Homeowners, Communities to Care for Septic Systems during SepticSmart Week, Sept. 22-26

    EPA will hold its second annual SepticSmart Week on Sept. 22-26. SepticSmart Week outreach activities encourage homeowners and communities to care for and maintain their septic systems. Nearly one-quarter of all American households depend on septic systems to treat their wastewater. Failure to maintain a septic system can lead to back-ups and overflows. This can result in costly repairs, polluted ...

  • Global Tank Truck Conference Video!

    Global Tank Truck Conference 2016 Marketed nationwide, GTTC 2016, brought to you by Amthor International, will bring together different companies that work ...


    By Amthor International

  • Great Opportunities in the Czech Republic

    The Czech republic is implementing new wastewater legislation from 01/09/2010. 1. Domestic sewage treatment plants are all to be installed without any tertiary treatment (soakaways),  effluent water to be discharged directly to river/lake or other ...

  • EU Court Judges Ireland on WWT

    The European Court said that Ireland - with the exception of County Cavan, which introduced water pollution bylaws in 2004 - had failed to properly implement a 1975 EU directive on waste. The Government has been ordered to pay its own costs and three-quarters of those incurred by the EU executive in the case. In reaction to the judgment, Minister for the Environment John Gormley said 'We know ...

  • Self Build Ireland Belfast Show

    The Self build Ireland Show held in Belfast last weekend was a complete success. Many future home builders and renovators looking for a septic tank solution found our line of biological wastewater treatment suitable for their sewage treatment requirements. A special thanks to the staff from J McAleer & Sons, our largest representative in Northern Ireland for their help in running the stand ...


    By BioPro Ireland

  • NEW! Automatic screen/filter for small systems

    It has finally arrived! After two years of development a real solution for small system screening is ready. From Vanderbeken Enterprises comes The FINESSE, a V-Stainless product. The FINESSE is the solution for continuous screening problems in small packaged wastewater treatment plant applications but also great for pre-septic tank applications. Install the inexpensive screen before the ...


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