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Septic Tanks & Cesspit Emptying

Roberts and son Septic Tanks & Jetting HGV

Do you have a sewage treatment system that requires septic tank emptying on a regular or ad hoc basis? Most customers require their septic tank to be emptied annually, with busier commercial sites needing a more frequent service. Our septic tank emptying services are available in Liverpool, Wirral, Warrington and Cheshire, contact us for a quotation.

Septic Tank Installations, Maintenance & Repairs


Need your cesspool or cesspit tank emptied? We empty residential and commercial cesspits in the areas of Liverpool, Wirral, Warrington and Cheshire. Contact us today to arrange for the waste in your holding tank to be emptied.

We also offer a design and installation service for customers needing a new or replacement septic tank or cesspit tank. If you are looking for septic tank or cesspit tank solutions contact us here at Roberts & Son to see how we can help. We have jet vac tankers experienced in septic tank & cesspit emptying in the most rural areas of Liverpool, Wirral, Warrington and Cheshire.

Septic Tank Emptying

When you need emergency septic tank emptying or if your septic tank is full, call 0800 531 6828 as soon as possible to arrange for your sewage tank to be emptied – we’ll dispatch one of our vacuum tankers straight away.

Emptying your septic tank will help prevent the risk of a spill into the local environment, damage to your drain field, soak-away or other filtering method such as a reed bed and the devastation and upset caused from sewage backing up into your property.

As part of your routine maintenance for your septic system, you should carry out septic tank emptying and have the solids and sludge removed from your sewage tank at frequent intervals. This is waste that is not decomposed by aerobic digestion and if allowed to build up, will eventually cause your sewage treatment system to fail.

Septic Tank Maintenance

Your septic tank is an essential part of your sewage system. If you look after your septic tank, your sewage treatment system should last for many years, however, there are a number of factors that might contribute to reducing the lifetime of your septic system.

Too much oil and fat can cause blockages as they do not easily degrade or decompose. These can be removed easily by our operative, providing they have not entered your drainage field.

Flushing waste items that do not decompose include cigarette ends, cotton buds, tampons, rubber or small plastic items will cause your tank to fill quickly. All of these can be removed quickly during your septic tank service.

Disposing of food waste into your septic tank can overload your system and cause failure. Once again, these items can be removed by our operative when they empty your septic tank.

Some chemicals can cause damage to the natural balance of the system and its aerobic digestion by killing the good bacteria. These include high levels of bleach, pesticides and herbicides, caustic soda and high levels of salt. You should take care not to flush such chemicals into your septic tank.

How often to empty your septic tank

You should have your septic tank emptied frequently depending upon the level of use. As a general rule of thumb, our customers arrange their septic tank emptying approximately every 6 months.

This will vary depending on a number of factors, which include the size of the sewage tank, the number of people living in your property and special occasions where you have a number of guests.

Excessive water entering the septic tank from leaky taps or cisterns can cause problems and torrential rain could overload your drainage field and stop your septic tank from discharging.

We understand your duty of care and the need to prevent a spill from your sewage tank and will always respond quickly to your call.

Contact us for detailed information

Other Services

  • Excess wet waste that needs to be removed? Large amounts of commercial liquid waste that needs to be disposed of? Need powerful jetting capabilities? Call Roberts & Son.

  • If you have a clogged drain our 24 hour emergency drain jetting team can solve your problem safely and efficiently. To unblock drains where there is either a build up of scale or lodged items such as hair or solid objects, high pressure jetting is often the fastest and most effective solution.

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