Sewage Treatment Plant Advice

Why might I need a sewage treatment plant instead of a septic tank?

A septic tank does not actively process and neutralise sewage in the way that a sewage treatment plant does. Consequently, septic tank effluent is much less clean, imposing greater demands on the environment. In particular, the effluent must drain away at the correct rate through the soakaway system and surrounding soil.

If you have a clay soil, for example, it may not offer the right porosity to permit the proper functioning of a septic tank. In such cases, the cleaner effluent of a sewage treatment plant provides more disposal options.

If a watercourse is nearby, the septic tank soakaway may cause effluent contamination of that watercourse. A sewage treatment plant may be more appropriate in such circumstances.

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