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Septic Tank Installation

We offer a range of septic tank installation, service and repair services for a vast array of septic tank systems, from small systems for individual homes to very large systems for developments and industrial use. Whatever septic tank system you need we have the skills and experience to guide you though the myriad of options and ensure that you get the right system for your needs.

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A septic tank consists of one or more concrete or plastic tanks of between 4000 and 7500 litres. One end is connected to the property waste outlet pipe and the other to a soak away field or drainage pit. Generally these connections are made with a T pipe. this allows the liquid to enter and exit without breaking up any crust that has formed on the surface. These days septic tank design usually incorporates two chambers, each one equipped with a manhole cover for inspection purposes. The chambers are separated by a dividing wall with holes located about halfway up the tank.

The waste water enters the tank and the solids settle in the first chamber. The settled solids are then anaerobically digested which reduces the overall volume. The liquid component flows through the dividing wall into the second chamber, where further settlement takes place. The excess liquid, now in a relatively clear condition, then drains from the outlet into the soak away system or pit. A percolation test is required prior to installation to ensure the porosity of the soil is adequate to serve as a drainage field.

The remaining impurities are trapped and eliminated in the soil, with the excess water eliminated through percolation into the soil, evaporation, by uptake through the root system of plants and eventual transpiration. A herring bone shaped perforated piping network, laid in stone-filled trenches, distributes the wastewater evenly throughout the field. The size of the drain field is relational to the volume of wastewater and to the porosity of the soil surrounding the pipework. The entire septic system usually operate by gravity alone. However some locations may require pumping to access the tank or field. Certain septic tank designs include siphons or other devices to increase the throughput to the drainage field. These help to fill the drainage pipe more evenly and extend life by preventing premature clogging or bioclogging.

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Areas Covered: Staffordshire, Derbyshire, Shropshire, West Midlands, Cheshire

Why Choose Us
  • Comprehensive service
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  • 24 Hour Service
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  • Maintenance Contracts Available
  • Check a Trade approved 9.8 average review
  • Specialist knowledge in 2015 Binding Rules Compliance

Very Helpful

Installed a bio digester. Staffordshire Septic were very helpful, professional and have fitted the system with total success.

Zachary Titteron

Survey of septic tank and associated drainage.

Excellent communication prior to the septic tank survey. Punctual and reliable. Explained things in an easy to understand way. Very knowledgeable, honest and factual. Very polite and courteous. I would highly recommend this company and will use again.

Customer in Bilston

Installation of new septic tank and soakaway. Correction of existing drainage issues.

First rate service. Highly recommended. Kept well informed throughout. Competent and committed company with a workforce that ensures they get things right from the outset. These are the guys to sort out your septic tank and drainage issues!

Urgent investigatory works into blocked septic tank and soakaway.

Absolutely brilliant. Call for help to vulnerable persons at this address. Came straight out and identified fully what the problem was. Took time to fully explain and demonstrate this to me. Provided temp fix. Gave me complete confidence to ask him to undertake the necessary works without the need to go out to another competent contractor who specialises in this area. Fully recommend.

Cleared very blocked sewage drains.

Septic tank sewage plant.

Did mine and then my neighbour used him. Very polite and did a good job.

Investigate Septic Tank Problems and Install New Soak Away

James and his team came to investigate why our septic tank kept backing up, they quickly identified the problem and gave us options to remedy the issue. Once we instructed them to carry on the work required they quickly and efficiently installed a new 7000 litre soak away pit leaving the site extremely clean and tidy.

I cannot recommend them enough, if you have any problem at all to do with drainage then call James now.

Julian Salmon