Bates Environmental Ltd is the leading independent sewage treatment specialist in Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, Rutland, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire and parts of Northamptonshire. As the ‘operator' of a septic tank or small sewage treatment plant you must check you meet the basic binding rules You must apply for an allow if you do not. It truly is true that the required septic cleanout frequency varies not only by simply tank size, wastewater volume being produced, and system design, and some devices require less frequent cleaning for the same use level compared to other styles, but all septic devices need periodic maintenance.When you signal a contract with us we will de-sludge your septic tank at agreed periods. A planned schedule of regular de-sludging services helps to keep your charges - and our costs - straight down. This service is charged at the approved prices in operation at the period of each de-sludging support. To select this support please complete and return an application form.The Mantair unit should not be puzzled with other products marketed as ‘conversion units' which in turn involve the installation of additional tankage downstream of the existing septic reservoir. As new tankage is usually required these products may be tested under the European Standard. These products however do not ‘convert' the existing septic tank, but provide biological treatment in additional tankage.Solid waste tanks can cause serious problems when overloaded or perhaps inadequately treated. They may cause acute and persistent health hazards, as very well as polluting our rivers, and reducing our marine life. Redirect graywater to reduce the load with an older septic system: adding a separate drywell makes sense for a few properties wherever space and money allow. By reducing the graywater load on the septic drainfield we extend its life and eke out even more years before it offers to be replaced.Properly sized and designed septic systems can offer acceptable sewage water treatment. Yet , systems installed that exceed the treatment capability of the ground or perhaps poorly designed, poorly installed, operated or maintained systems can be a resource of problems. The many serious problems involve surface water pollution and ground water contamination by nitrates, excessive nitrogen discharges or perhaps phosphorus pollution.