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  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 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 ...

  • WTE Ltd. Appointed Sole Distributer by Aquatech

    Aquatech have appointed Water Technology Engineering Ltd. as the sole agents for VORTEXTM sewage treatment plants in the UK, Ireland and France. The unique VORTEXTM plant is the number one wastewater treatment plant ...

  • 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

  • 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 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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Aquapoint, Inc. awarded $1.4 million wastewater treatment contract by U. S. Navy for Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

    New Bedford, MA. - Aquapoint was awarded the exclusive contract to supply the equipment for the upgrade of the U. S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Aquapoints BioclereTM modified trickling filter was selected by the Navy after an extensive technology review. Aquapoints Bioclere was selected in part for its ability to treat high strength waste streams within a small footprint while ...


    By Aquapoint

  • Bredel hose pumps overcome sewerage challenges at UK fuel stations

    A leading provider to the environmental and industrial sectors has been leveraging the performance attributes of Bredel hose pumps from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) to solve an increasing number of sewerage issues at UK fuel stations. As many UK fuel stations are not connected directly to mains sewerage, Bredel pumps are proving to be a vital option for those seeking an effective ...

  • Response Engineering Partner

    With the advent of the septic tank registration program and a higher awareness of our commitment to the EU to clean our own waste water, more and more mainstream companies are looking to enter the domestic market. Response Newspont Issue 8It is my pleasure to announce that Response engineering has taken on the BioPro line of wastewater treatment solutions for domestic and commercial applications. ...


    By BioPro Ireland

  • 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, ...

  • A garbage /septage cocktail for fuel

    Here’s a frothy brew you wouldn’t want to put a straw into: a not-so-tasty blend of sewage and garbage. As unappealing as it may seem together the two can cut greenhouse gases, help cleanup water supplies and add a new source of green and endlessly renewable fuel, all with the help of a new patented invention by Viridis Waste Control: Septage Bioreactor Landfill (TM) technology.  Left on their ...

  • Proposed national environmental standard for on-site wastewater systems

    The Government is considering developing a national environmental standard (regulations) for the inspection of on-site wastewater systems (such as septic tanks). The Ministry for the Environment is seeking public submissions and invites your views, which must be received by 5pm on Friday, 26 September 2008. The aim of the proposed standard is to improve the management and environmental ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • WTE Ltd. Expand Into Ireland

    The FALCON® biodigester domestic sewage treatment plant offers an extremely efficient and unobtrusive means of sewage disposal. The FALCON Biodigester is a three stage sewage treatment plant. Manufactured ...

  • Biowaste challenges and opportunities in the coming decade

    Facing up to the challenges of dealing with biowastes over the next decade will need the right balance of controls and incentives to encourage the reuse of waste while protecting the environment and human health, according to the UK Environment Agency. The United Kingdom produces over 100 million tonnes of biodegradable waste every year, enough to fill approximately 25 Wembley stadiums, and most ...

  • Role of earthworms in soil explored

    The right earthworms can make home septic systems work better. The wrong ones could do the opposite. That’s the finding in a study of worm populations living in the soil near trenches receiving septic tank flow outside five single family homes in Arkansas. Carrie L. Hawkins of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville performed the study in collaboration with Agricultural Research Service (ARS) ...

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