The wastewater industry is unregulated and the current misleading certification offers little protection to homeowners. Under the Building Regulations & Water Services Act homeowners are responsible to ensure that their system is properly designed, installed & maintained and does not cause pollution.

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Homeowner Liability

Liability, are you aware that “you” are solely liable for pollution/public health issues arising from inadequate defective or malfunctioning treatment system?

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Misleading Certification

Current certification to the EPA Code of Practice & EN12566-3 offers no protection to homeowners in the event there system causes pollution.

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Septic Tanks Grants

Currently in Ireland there are only two options for financial assistance when upgrading or repairing your septic tank or wastewater treatment system.

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How Can You Protect Yourself?

  • Obtain a written guarantee that covers the treatment performance of the wastewater treatment system.
  • Certify the wastewater treatment system and polishing filter to Part H of the Building Regulations & is ‘Fit for Purpose’
  • Ensure the person certifying the wastewater treatment system and polished filter has the necessary insurance (Professional indemnity, Third Party Liability & Environmental Damage Insurance) should something go wrong.

For free professional advice our team of engineers would be happy to answer any of your queries, just call 01 8391000