Septic Tank Installation
With over 20 years of experience in the industry, OMDI are trusted experts in the design, installation, and maintenance of septic tanks for both commercial and domestic properties UK-wide.
Septic tanks offer an efficient and environmentally friendly way of disposing of wastewater without using public sewers.
Whether you’re a business looking for a greener way of processing and recycling your wastewater, or a homeowner with a property that is not connected to the main sewage pipes, our team can help you find the most cost-effective solution.
How do septic tanks work?
Commonly used by properties that are not connected to the main sewage pipes, septic tanks are large underground containers used to collect and treat wastewater from a property.
Wastewater is treated inside the tank using natural biological processes that separate solids, oils and greases, and water. The clarified water is then released back out into a drainage field where it is further treated by bacteria in the soil before being released back into the environment. Some waste remains in the tank to be emptied periodically.
Why do you need a septic tank installed on your property?
Septic tanks are needed because if you don’t have this sort of equipment, wastewater and effluence will build up around your property, which will be hazardous and possibly toxic. For businesses, there are a list of benefits below, but for residential properties, it is a much more important immediate issue as lots of rural properties are not connected to the main sewage lines. You will be known as the tank’s operator. The anaerobic bacterial environment that develops in the tank is what gives the name “septic”. If you are still unsure as to whether or not you are classed as a tank’s operator, then you should contact the Environment Agency for clarification.
Benefits of installing a septic tank
Whether you own a house or a commercial building, if your property produces wastewater, you could benefit from the installation of a septic tank.
Septic tanks are not only useful for those properties that don’t have access to a nearby sewage system, but they are also an efficient solution for those looking for an environmentally friendly way of recycling their wastewater without relying on our already overstretched public sewers.
Here are the four key benefits of installing a septic tank:
- Environmentally friendly – septic tanks recycle water using a natural filtration system. No chemicals are used, waste is broken down by naturally occurring bacteria, separated and then clarified. Water can then be recycled and released back into the environment.
- Cost-effective – installing a septic tank and system is usually cheaper than having a whole new pipe system installed. A septic tank allows you to dispose of your wastewater independently, so there is no need to make regular payments to a sewage company.
- Low maintenance – your septic tank will generally only need emptying and servicing once annually to keep it working efficiently.
- Long-lasting – a well-maintained septic tank should last between 20 and 40 years, sometimes even longer!
Bespoke septic tank design
At OMDI each septic tank we install is a bespoke design to ensure optimum performance.
Our experience in the industry enables us to design systems that efficiently dispose of liquid waste whilst complying with all relevant building regulations, for both commercial and domestic premises.
To achieve this, we consider the size of the property and its estimated usage, as incorrectly sizing the tank can lead to problems caused by overloading the system. We also look at the distance of the tank from buildings, structures, and property boundaries, as each site has a minimum distance that must be adhered to according to wastewater legislation.
OMDI septic tank maintenance
Our drainage services include septic tank servicing and maintenance by an off-mains drainage specialist, to keep your drainage system operating efficiently for longer and to help prevent costly problems.
If your septic tank has been damaged, we can undertake an assessment to determine what repairs are needed or whether a new tank is required. We are also experienced in dealing with assessments and installations for insurance claims, getting your system back up and running as soon as possible.
Why choose OMDI?
At OMDI we are a family-run business committed to providing excellence in every job. Unlike other businesses, you can rest assured that you will only ever deal with one of our team of experts, as we never outsource work to contractors.
From the initial consultation to completion of installation, we will work closely with you to understand your exact requirements to ensure that we provide you with the most efficient septic tank design possible for your property and usage, saving you money in the long run.
When you choose OMDI you will never need to look anywhere else for help or advice with your drainage. Our comprehensive experience and range of high quality, bespoke drainage solutions allow us to provide a full turnkey solution, from design to maintenance, for both domestic and commercial properties.
Contact us for a free quote
To find out more about our septic tank services, arrange a free, no obligation quote, or discuss your requirements with one of our experts, fill out our contact form or give us a call on 01977 800 418 and we’ll be happy to help.