Ensure your property’s septic tank meets new regulations by contacting our dedicated team regarding an upgrade today. Here at Chirton Building Company in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, we provide a complete septic tank conversion service. For further information on the wide range of solutions we provide, please get in touch.
When a residential property has no mains drainage available, septic tanks provide the perfect solution as they allow you to dispose of sewage and wastewater in a convenient and cost-effective way.
However, new rules introduced in 2015 require some homeowners to upgrade their system to ensure it meets new regulations and standards. The Environmental Permitting Regulations 2014 came into action on 1 January 2015 and created General Binding Rules (GBRs) for septic tanks or small sewage treatment plants for domestic use.
The purpose of the new rules regarding septic tanks was to reduce the level of pollution from sewage in watercourses. Moreover, the systems can be replaced by: