4 Features to Consider When Selecting Your Chemical Metering Pump

Your selection of a chemical metering pump is critical because these pumps must function properly under harsh conditions, such as in municipal water treatment plants. Before sizing the pump, one must understand the application and its requirements, and then consider accessories that will be needed to make the system work. This article highlights some things to think about. 1. The liquid The first consideration must be the nature of the liquid that will be passing through the meter. [Read More]

The Various Categories of Waste You Can Dispose of Through Skip Bins

Skip bins are among the most preferred waste collection and disposal units because of their versatility in the types of wastes they handle. When you hire a skip bin, you can be assured that a greater percentage of your waste will be accommodated, save for a few categories such as asbestos, car tyres, liquids and putrescible waste. That said, it is important to know the categories of waste that you can freely dump in a skip bin and what you cannot. [Read More]

Why Regular Septic Tank Cleaning Is Critical

All the wastewater that exits your home ends up in the septic tank, where it is naturally separated into three layers — scum, which comprises oils, fats, grease and other elements that stay afloat; sludge, which is the heavy, solid waste that sinks to the bottom; and effluent, which is the scum- and sludge-free water that flows out of the tank into the drain field. Because scum and sludge do not exit the septic tank themselves, they should be pumped out at regular intervals so as to restore the capacity of the tank. [Read More]

Two Reasons to Have Your Rain Water Tank Cleaned Regularly

The rain water collected in rain water tanks is routinely used by many homeowners, farmers and owners of industrial facilities for things such as washing clothes, flushing toilets, irrigating farmland and (in industrial settings) operating cooling systems. Here are two reasons why those who make use of this equipment should have it professionally sanitised on a regular basis. To prevent premature failure of the equipment Over time, particles of dirt, sharp stones and other debris can get into a rain water tank. [Read More]