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Why Should I Service My Sewage Treatment Plant?

Why Should I Service My Sewage Treatment Plant?

It is a very good question and one we hear a lot. However, when we rattle off a few reasons why, it soon becomes apparent that with the right maintenance, a sewage treatment plant can last a very long time without carrying out major works on it!   Here are a few...
Welcoming our New British Water Qualified Service Engineer

Welcoming our New British Water Qualified Service Engineer

Where does time go?  Last September saw the arrival of Barry Newman as our new Service and Commissioning Engineer. With the continued expansion of WCI’s service and maintenance services, a new dedicated engineer was required to keep up our high level of customer...
Top 5 Reasons For Soakaway Failure

Top 5 Reasons For Soakaway Failure

As winter approaches every year and the wet weather sets in, the expected number of calls reporting drainage field (or more commonly referred to as a soakaway) failure increase. Year after year the pattern continues and quite often, we get re-occurring calls from the...
64 metre ‘fatberg’ discovered in Devon

64 metre ‘fatberg’ discovered in Devon

A block of hardened fat, oil and wet-wipes longer than six double-decker buses was discovered in the sewer beneath The Esplanade in Sidmouth, Devon. It has been predicted that it will take South West Water workers eight weeks to cut up and remove the 64-metre...
The Top 3 Reasons Sewage Treatment Plants Fail

The Top 3 Reasons Sewage Treatment Plants Fail

Here at WCI we service a large number and variety of private sewage treatment plants. When I was asked to list the top three reasons why a plant would fail, I whittled my rather long list to:   1.       Electrical Issues It really could be as simple as a power outage,...