Septic Tanks News

Lanes invests in advanced materials separation technology


Drainage and utilities specialist Lanes Group plc is offering industry-leading technology that supports faster and more effective cleaning of wastewater treatment systems and greatly reduces landfill costs. It is investing in the CDEnviro D:MAX, a trailer-mounted material separation system, that can remove a variety of materials, including rag, plastic and grit, from large volumes of…

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Lanes zooms in to combat increase in motorway flood risks


Lanes engineers have taken drainage inspections along the M6toll around Birmingham into the fast lane with a powerful zoom camera. The Lanes depot at Minworth, in Birmingham, has invested in the UK’s most advanced drainage pole camera to carry out the inspection work for Midland Expressway, which operates and maintains the 27-mile-long motorway from Coleshill…

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Lanes for Drains Derby praised for Septic tank cleaning


Customer Mark Wolfe has praised Lanes for Drains drainage team Joe Burt and Mike Harrison, based at our Derby depot, for “going the extra mile” in their approach to emptying his septic tank. And Mark knows all about going the distance to deliver quality customer service, because he is a senior pilot with British Airways. Cleaning septic…

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Lanes tests technology to the limit to empty septic tank


Lanes for Drains engineers in South Wales have tested drainage technology to its limits to help the Royal National Lifeboat Institution empty a septic tank on the seashore below a cliff. The maritime search and rescue charity called the Lanes for Drains Cardiff Depot to find a way to clean out the tank at its…

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Lanes finds solution to householder’s sewage saga


After nearly two years of serious sewage issues and much legal wrangling, a householder in Cheshire is finally free of drainage problems, thanks to Lanes for Drains. The cottage’s sewage system was a 100-year old septic tank, but the pipes to it had been damaged during work at the adjoining property. This meant that the…

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