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What is a Cesspit?

What is a Cesspit?

 Do I have a Cesspit?   Many of the people that contact WCI about a home buyers drainage survey, the Environment Agency’s 2020 General Binding Rules or the legal compliance of their private, off mains drainage system, often describe their foul drainage system as...
The difference between Public and Private drainage

The difference between Public and Private drainage

So what is an “adopted drain” anyway? Drainage is typically a highly time critical part of any construction project as it is usually one of the last things an architect will consider as part of their design, but the first thing a contractor will want to...
Purchasing A House With A Septic Tank?

Purchasing A House With A Septic Tank?

What does drainage have to do with a house purchase? WCI receives daily calls from people purchasing a property with off-mains drainage, sometimes only days away from exchange. In most cases, the caller has been told by their solicitors that they should get an expert...
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...
Southern Water Hit With Record Fine

Southern Water Hit With Record Fine

Southern Water hit with record £126m penalty after ‘serious failures’ The Company faces prosecution by the Environment Agency following discovery of wastewater spills. The water regulator said the company had showed ‘scant regard for its responsibilities to...