Septic tanks take wastewater from your toilet and grey-water from your bathroom, kitchen and laundry.
Permits and general binding rules
See septic tanks and treatment plants: permits and general binding rules on GOV.UK, to check you meet the general binding rules, if you do not, you must apply for a permit.
Septic tank emptying
Empty septic tanks annually, to prevent a built up of sludge.
Contact a one of the private contractors from the list below, to arrange to for them to empty a septic tank.
H and E Trotter
Low Dyke, Calthwaite, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 9PS
Serious Waste Management Ltd
Clifton Dykes, Penrith
Ryan Simpson waste services
High Gregg Hall, Underbarrow, Kendal, Cumbria LA8 8BL
Telephone: 07766 971167
D H Wilson
Strawberry Bank, Skelsmergh, Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 9JU
Telephone: 01539 823606
We do not empty septic tanks.