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The installation process

It is important that your system is correctly installed, commissioned and maintained to ensure that everything is safe, secure and working correctly.

Whoever you choose to use for installation, the process will involve:

  • Excavation of soil (the inlet drainage dictates the burial depth of the tank)
  • Selection of discharge point (direct to watercourse/drainage field) and pipework connected following the tank being installed in the ground
  • Full surround backfilling in concrete
  • Power supply required for sewage treatment systems (to power motors/blowers)

Using an accredited installer gives peace of mind to the customer that the process will be efficient, safe and professional. After your tank is installed, you need to consider other options available:

*Commissioning – the purpose of commissioning any vessel is to competently check the mechanical and electrical installation of the system. This essential procedure is a pre-requisite to ensure the system will operate correctly, effectively and safely. It can also help with any future warranty claims, as an incorrect installation, which can be identified at a commissioning visit, could invalidate any manufacturer’s warranty and in turn may leave you with the expense of repairing the fault.

*Servicing – regular servicing of your system is important to ensure everything is running to its maximum efficiency. Our trained engineers deliver an efficient and professional service, are accredited by Klargester and are British Water registered. An RA Dalton Ltd. service contract allows you to have peace of mind knowing that you have cover 365 days a year. We have an engineer on call every day for all emergency calls, and an emergency helpline with someone available to speak to you 24/7.

*Emptying – we offer nationwide waste collection services through our network of tankering providers. We can ensure your vessel is emptied (de-sludged) on a scheduled and regular basis, which will ensure the system is running to maximum efficiency and also that it remains compliant with environmental regulation. The usage of your septic tank/sewage treatment system dictates the frequency that emptying will be required, and your engineer will also be able to advise when emptying will be required following a service.

We can offer commissioning, servicing and emptying to cover all your maintenance needs, giving you confidence that your system will provide the longevity and efficiency our customers expect. To discuss any of the above options, give us a call on 01388 537030 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

  • Tuesday, 29 September 2015

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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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North Location

RA Dalton
Bishop Auckland
County Durham
DL13 1DB
01388 537030

South Location

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

Scotland Location

21 Carron Place
Kelvin Industrial Estate
East Kilbride
G75 0YL
01698 827628