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Septic tanks: facts and legislation

What is a septic tank? A septic tank collects wastewater and sewage from a property that is not connected to the main sewer system. How does it work? Wastewater enters the underground tank from an inlet pipe and gradually separates. Solids settle at the bottom, oils and greases form a layer of scum at the […]

Septic Tanks

How does a septic tank work? A septic tank is installed underground to collect sewage from a property that is not connected to the public sewer network. Once in the septic tank, sewage separates naturally: solids settle to the bottom, fats form a scum on top, and the relatively clear effluent liquid stays in the […]

Drain unblocking

We combine CCTV inspection with best practice techniques and processes for drain and sewer jetting to remove intrusions such as roots, heavy scales, FOG, cement deposits and other obstructions that can be found in drains, sewers and pipelines.

Drainage and sewer maintenance

Avoid emergency drainage repair or sewerage renovation call outs with our asset management and maintenance programmes. Bespoke and expertly planned, our service will reduce the risk of asset failure and ensure on-going cost savings.

Civil engineering works

Whether it’s a big or small project, we will support your civil engineering work. From minor projects such as open-cut drainage works to more extensive work including structural and architectural steelwork, embankment stabilisation, trenchless no-dig installations and complete structural renovation, we’ll get it done.

Drainage and sewer mapping

We utilise the latest innovative technology to rapidly deliver detailed, error free real-time mapping of your wastewater asset to drive network rehabilitation and cleaning plans.

Drain and pipe repairs

We offer full length lining and patch repairs of drains. We also deliver trenchless no dig installations of 100 mm diameter to 4000 mm pipe. Whatever your needs, we’ll restore any damaged pipes and sewers with minimal customer disruption, all to WRc Approved standards.

Drainage lifecycle plans

Working to ISO 55000 best practice standards, we provide an agile delivery of your Totex wastewater infrastructure asset management lifecycle. This includes a drainage survey, planned maintenance, and major and minor works programme.

CCTV drain surveys

State of art technology helps us inspect the condition of drains, sewers and pipelines by CCTV Survey to give you clear concise reports, CAD drawings and recommendations from which to take action.

Infrastructure inspections

Our team of project managers and crews can rapidly deliver non-drainage infrastructure work to help support structural or station work, embankment reinforcement, fencing installation and vegetation management across the rail network.