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Do You Need a Septic Tank or Sewage Treatment?

Do You Need a Septic Tank or Sewage Treatment?
To answer this question, it’s important to know the differences between a septic tank and sewage treatment.

The Main Reasons Septic Tanks are Outranked by Sewage Treatment

While a septic tank may appear better suited for certain situations, it requires costly (and often tedious) maintenance or problems will arise. Here are some of the most common disadvantages of septic systems:
  • Septic tanks can only partially disinfect the contents, leaving potentially hazardous contaminated water behind.
  • Foul odors can be caused by poor maintenance or clogged septic systems.
  • Soil and groundwater contamination can occur.
Septic systems are more prone to overflowing during rainy seasons, resulting in exposed sewage that can have immediate detrimental effects on local communities. Why Sewage Treatment is a Better Long-term Solution Although it may seem more economical initially, a septic tank requires major upkeep that may incur more costs long-term than an effective sustainable water treatment solution would. Due to the fact that a septic tank can only partially reduce polluted matter, the resulting water will need to be treated by a treatment facility anyway before it can be discharged into a watercourse. Implementing a sewage treatment plant is a more direct, hassle-free solution; without the high cost of additional necessary steps.

Sewage Treatment from WEC Projects

Professional sewage treatment plants, like WEC Projects, treat water in compliance with strict health and safety regulations. This ensures effective and responsible wastewater treatment, as well as renewable energy management; all without the common issues associated with septic tanks. With treatment plants designed for easy transportation to any destination in Africa, WEC Projects provides customised treatment solutions for various requirements, eliminating the need to turn to a septic tank. Our WEC Assist service offers our clients more support by supplying them with the knowledge, resources and assistance to operate and maintain water treatment plants and wastewater treatment systems. We at WEC Projects are constantly striving to provide our clients with distinguished services and to evolve to meet their individual needs at all times. Speak to one of our experts to find out how you can get started.