Mar 202019

A year on and it is time to empty our septic tank. The water was starting to go murky so we ordered the man with his smelly lorry to come and suck out all the waste and water from our tank. We then gave it a quick wash down inside but it was fairly clean […]

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Mar 132018

The man with the smelly lorry came this morning to do our regular emptying of our Septic Processing Tank. It is almost a year since the last one. We then did some pressurised washing inside the chamber and down the pipes going off to our leech field and get everything ready for another year. In […]

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Apr 192017

This morning, we had the Septic Tank serviced and emptied. We then gave it a once over, cleaning the various inlet and outlet pipes to make sure they were all cleared and flowing nicely. Also, the electric air pump was opened up to check the moving parts were all clean and in good working order. […]

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May 072016
All Trenches Filled!

Today, again with marvellous weather, we finished filling in the trenches that has the sewage pipelines in. The trench cutting across the driveway and footpath was carefully layered with regular compacting with our now fully working vibrator machine. We used some of the left-over hardcore material on the last 8 inches and finally topped with […]

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May 042016
Third Pipe Run all Finished!

Today, in the morning, we finished off the 3rd and final pipe run. We bedded it down with the gravel and used the laser level machine to determine and make sure the slope is maintained all the way along the sewage pipe!! Now we await for the building inspector, Ken, to come and have a […]

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May 022016
Dug out Pipe 2 Trench

We have dug out the trench for the second sewer pipe today. We dug most of it by hand as it was shallow and easy to dig. We stopped when we realized we needed a 15 degree bend in the pipe and we only had 11.5 and 22 degree bends in stock. Stephen went and […]