Beginning January 1st 2020, new regulations for discharging wastewater from septic tanks have now come into force, householders and businesses that fail to take notice, risk heavy financial penalties or even criminal prosection.

The new regulations called General Binding Rules:Small sewage Discharge to the Ground, have not allowed wastewater from a standard septic tank to be discharged directly into water courses, although approved in 2015, The Environmental Agency gave until the beginning of 2020 for homeowners and businesses to upgrade their septic tanks. These changes apply to thousands of properties with off-line wastewater systems. Many will have already took the necessary steps to ensure that they are in line with new regulations.

If you want to find out more regarding the new regulations contact us on #01514951929 or contact The Environmental Agency.