Septic Tank Regulations: What You Need To Know
Published by Greenslade Taylor Hunt on 13th December 2019 -
'Justin Lowe, Partner here at GTH, outlines the changes you need to know:
The problem for many homeowners is that they don’t know what kind of drainage system they have and are unlikely to know about the changes that need to
- be at least 10m from a watercourse.
- be at least 15m from any building.
- be at least 50m from a water supply (e.g. well).
- not be near any access roads, driveways or paved areas.
The Environmental Agency have the authority to test any
You can read more about the legislation here.
Not sure what drainage system you have? Check out UKDP’s guide to tell the difference.
Disclaimer: This guide is to highlight the regulations impacting septic tank