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Septic Tank Management – Dorset

31st January 2018

Septic Tank Management – Dorset

Management of Septic Tanks

Many rural Dorset properties will adopt a septic tank drainage system, which will require periodic maintenance. They are often left untouched until problems of smell or blockage arise. This can be too late to avoid the soak away blocking and resulting in additional and often expensive works. Manufacturers recommend that septic tanks are emptied at regular intervals, although this will depend on the design capacity and use. A well-designed system can have capacity such that maintenance intervals can be up to 12 months, this will reduce significantly if more people live in a property that the system was designed for. A good example of this is property which has been modernises or extended to accommodate extra family members.

Cesspits and Septic Tanks need regular emptying to avoid contamination of the surrounding areas. Waste inside the Septic Tank will build-up and our 3000 gallon waste disposal tankers will be able to empty the tank and dispose of the sewage in the correct manner.

  • Emptying Cesspits and Septic Tanker
  • Pre-Planned Maintenance
  • 24/7 Service
  • UK Wide Coverage
  • Experienced Tanker Engineers


We are experts in the drainage industry; with over 30 years’ experience under our belts, and Septic Tank management is nothing new to us. We carry out septic tank maintenance in Bournemouth, Poole, Weymouth, Sherborne and across the county of Dorset, even in the most remote of villages.

Septic tanks are most commonly found in rural areas where properties are not connected to main sewer systems, and it’s recommended that these are emptied at least once a year. We are able to send a tanker to empty your Septic Tank and dispose of the waste in the most environmentally suitable manner – usually at your nearest sewage treatment works.

If required or asked to do so, we will even clean your septic tank, making sure that everything is in full working order and that no potential problems will arise in the near future. It may also be worth finding out more information on our pre-planned maintenance service where we can schedule in the emptying of your septic tank months in advance meaning that you don’t have to worry about getting in touch every time you need us.

We have drainage engineers in Bournemouth, Poole, Weymouth, Dorchester, Blandford Forum, Portsmouth, Havant, Waterlooville, Gosport, Fareham and the surrounding villages to come to rescue.

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We are always happy to arrange a free site assessment and no obligation quotations for any work you might need. Alternatively, you can call our emergency hotline number on 0800 66 88 00

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