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Graf UK Carat Septic Tank

How does a septic tank work?

Posted by Callum Vallance-Poole, on August 15, 2022.

Septic tanks are an ideal solution for rural households or properties that are suitable for connection to main sewer networks. They provide a variety of benefits for the home and local environment and here we go into more detail about how a septic tank works and much more. How long does a septic tank last? […]

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Installing a Platin Rainwater Tank

How much does a rainwater harvesting tank typically cost?

Posted by Callum Vallance-Poole, on February 28, 2022.

As everyone is looking for ways to be more eco-friendly, rainwater harvesting offers a viable solution that can help the environment and save you money. It’s a recycling process that is becoming increasingly popular with homeowners across the UK and in this article, we discuss how much a rainwater harvesting system costs and more. What […]

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Drawing of rainwater harvesting tank

How to Calculate the Size of a Rainwater Harvesting Tank?

Posted by Callum Vallance-Poole, on April 19, 2021.

The right tank size is important for two reasons. Firstly, you don’t want the tank to be too big and collect more water than you will actually use because there is a risk that the water will sit in the tank for long periods of time, and this is not advisable. Secondly, you don’t want […]

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Graf UK Sewage Treatment Plant Discharging into Soakaway

Does a sewage treatment plant need a soakaway?

Posted by Callum Vallance-Poole, on January 18, 2021.

When you are installing a sewage treatment plant you will need to thing about where the effluent is going to go once it has been treated inside the system. There are 3 mains methods of discharge that are available. Discharging into a soakaway This is the most common method as it is a tried and […]

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Graf UK One2clean sewage treatment plant

What are the different types of sewage treatment plants available and the benefits of each system

Posted by Callum Vallance-Poole, on January 4, 2021.

If you are looking to build a property that cannot be connected to the main sewer network, then you will need to install some form of sewage treatment system to process the wastewater so that it can be safely discharged into your local water course or into a soakaway. The most common approach to this […]

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What is the difference between a cesspool, a septic tank and a sewage treatment plant?

Posted by Callum Vallance-Poole, on June 30, 2020.

When it comes to building a property one thing you will need to consider is, where is my waste going to go? In most cases you can just simply connect to the mains sewer network however this may be too expensive to do, or the sewer is too far away for you to connect to. […]

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