Septic tanks are usually a two or three chamber tank. Older tanks are usually brick or concrete, with newer ones more likely to be fibre glass or reinforced plastic.
When working correctly a tank will collect the waste water, separate out the solids and discharge the effluent into the soak away. If your septic tank is maintained and checked regularly by Roe Environmental Ltd these tanks provide many years of use.
You must have your septic tank emptied at least once a year. We are a company based in Essex that can do this and dispose of the foul waste legally at a licensed disposal plant. We are also a registered waste carrier.
You have a legal responsibility to check the area where you release sewage once a month for signs of pollution. We can also provide a monthly service to do this for you at a very competitive rate.
If you release sewage into the ground, you must check for:
If you release sewage into water, check for:
You could face a serious fine from the Environment Agency if you do not adhere to this.