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As of 2015 any existing Septic Tank which discharges directly to surface water (ditch, stream, river etc.) must be upgraded to a Sewage Treatment Plant by January 2020 or when you sell your property.

Therefore, if you are thinking of selling your property this must be undertaken prior to the sale.

There are three main solutions in which you can comply with the regulations dependant on the site specifics.

  • Connect to the mains sewer.
  • Swap the existing septic tank for a new sewage treatment plant which will allow you to discharge into the watercourse.
  • Install a drainage field which would allow the discharge from the septic tank to safely disperse into the ground.

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Lakes Environmental Ltd.

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07718 794 835 or 07810 580 229