Advice: Septic Tanks

Why is an underground soakaway system needed?

The solids in sewage are captured in the septic tank and ultimately taken away entirely for professional processing when the tank is emptied.

So that just leaves you with the liquid component to deal with. This is untreated sewage. This must go into a below-ground soakaway with the appropriate official consents. To discharge the effluent into a watercourse or other open area would go against commonsense health and environment concerns – not to mention the law!

In a properly designed and constructed soakaway system, natural bacteria in the soil can go to work on the effluent over a period of time, neutralising it within the ecosystem. An even better solution would be a sewage treatment plant, which gives nature a helping hand, so to speak, by processing effluent to remarkably clean standards before discharging it into the environment.

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