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Is the Sewage treatment system the ultimate solution?

Wednesday, 04 April 2018

We often get asked by customers as to what are the perks of installing a package sewage treatment plant especially when it is going to a soakaway. Installing a Treatment vessel as opposed to a Septic tank is often the more costly alternative however there are a number of reasons why it is beneficial to have the system installed.

For one site near Penrith we recommended that a package sewage treatment plant was installed discharging to a drainage field located in the adjacent Garden area providing it was determined to be suitable after the necessary percolation tests were carried out.

After the porosity value was confirmed as suitable in the adjacent field and once levels were taken it was determined that gravity flow would not be an option therefore the best solution would be to install a package sewage treatment plant with an integrated pump system. The system that best suited the ground conditions and requirements was a Klargester BB BioDisc IPS Package sewage treatment plant.

As with quite a few of the domestic installation there were some extra works that were required to be carried out prior, during and after our works. Initially there was a section of a hedge which was required to be removed to allow access for our machinery during the works, we recommended this was carried out by a suitable third party as if we were to remove them we could not guarantee the condition they would be in and whether they would be able to be successfully replanted.

During the installation of the new sewage treatment plant we needed to break into the inlet drainage which at the time of the installation we assumed ran underneath a patio, this would need to be lifted and reinstated by others.

Prior to the installation of the new sewage treatment plant all of the surface water was running through one drainage run, we opted to separate this during the installation and divert the surface water to a separate yet smaller drainage field.

Installing a Sewage treatment plant at this property proved to be the preferable option as any alternative would have either been more costly or could have eventually proved ineffective as a long term solution.

The Klargester BioDisc often rivals the Klargester Bioficient and the Conder ASP sewage treatment plants as a preference as although they tend to be more expensive than their competitors the effluent quality and lower running costs are the highlight of the BioDisc – spend more money now and save more in the long run!

If you would like any more information on any of these sewage treatment plant whether it be for Installation, Servicing, Commissioning or Supply only why not give us a call on 01388 537030.

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Feedback From Satisfied Customers

  • I have recently had a new sewage system installed at one of my sites which wasn't a straight forward job due to it being located in a private field, we had to make sure the owner, as well as our residents were happy with the proposals. Ian Murray met me on site on 2 occasions, with the owner of the field ans was very professional and explained exactly what would be happening, putting the field owners mind at rest. The job went to plan with no unexpected costs and minimal disruption to the field. Very happy customer!
    Cheryl Cessford - Kingston Property Services
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Experienced Team

Our highly qualified installation and servicing team have over 20 years' experience, meaning you can trust us to deliver excellent service from supply and installation to ongoing servicing.

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RA Dalton is a recognised and leading UK installer of Klargester sewage treatments systems - we pride ourselves on being Klargester accredited.

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RA Dalton
Bishop Auckland
County Durham
DL13 1DB
01388 537030

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Unit 22, Midway Business Centre
Bridge Street Industrial Estate
Clay Cross
S45 9NU
01246 865412

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Kelvin Industrial Estate
East Kilbride
G75 0YL
01698 827628