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General

  • History of Sewage Treatment

    Although it may not be something you have considered before, the history of sewage treatment actually goes back almost 12,000 years. From wells to copper drainage pipes to the wast...

  • What is a land application area?

    When it comes to treating the wastewater in your home, you'd be excused if you didn't really know much about it. Effluent? OSFs? LAAs? Sewage systems? Sounds pretty difficult to us! That is why we thought we would put together a litt...

  • Sewage Treatment System Types

    When looking into a sewage treatment system for your property you will most likely come across many different names used to describe different types of systems. Some are very similar and others are the same. This page is designed to...

  • What are the Stages of Sewage Treatment?

    I know it's probably a topic that has been stewing on your mind for what seems like forever but fret no more. Sewage treatment generally involves three main stages - the primary, secondary and tertiary treatment stages and without further ...

  • What breaks down sewage in a septic tank?

    What is a Septic tank Sewage System?Commonly used in rural areas without access to centralised sewer systems, a septic tank is essentially an underground chamber ma...

  • Disadvantages of a sewage treatment plant

    Your sewage treatment plant is not a set-and-forget feature of your home, to maintain an effective waste removal system the unit needs regular professional servi...

  • Advantages of the sewage treatment process

    The sewage treatment process has many advantages on top of just dealing with the wastewater from your home.Environmentally friendlyAdvanced wastewater process protects the delicate balance in the groundwater in the area by...

  • How does a Home Sewage Treatment Plant work?

    Home sewage treatment plants, otherwise known as HSTPs, are the other option when it comes to wastewater treatment. It offers ...

  • What is the difference between sewage and sewerage?

    Although it may not be the first topic of conversation at a dinner party, wastewater, sewage, and sewerage are crucially important features to any city waste system. Wastewater is any water that...

  • What breaks down sewage in a HSTP?

    What is a HSTP?A home sewage treatment plant, also called a HSTP, is a device which treats both greywater and blackwater in the one place. In principle, a HSTP is loosely based around a...

  • Cleaning Products Safe for Septic Systems

    If you living in a rural area,you might be using a septic system to treat all the household wastewater. As we are spending more time indoors, understanding the DO’s and DONT’s of septic systems is essential. Harsh chemicals are a strict no-no for

Installation

  • What are pre-approved sewage systems?

    There are two types of approvals that need to be met for the installation of on-site sewage treatment systems in unsewered areas of Queensland which are: Local government approval  The specific treatment plan...

  • How much does a sewage treatment plant cost?

    Installation and operating costs can vary significantly across the various on-site sewage treatment options. There are many factors which can affect the price of your system including soil type, property slope, setbacks to waterways, as well as setbacks to other buildings. All these points nee...

Repair

  • Why does my septic system smell?

    Causes of septic odours in AWTS sewage systemsAerated wastewater treatment systems are an effective way of treating effluent to a secondary standard, which enables homeowners to reuse it for irrigation. Like for any sewage system, it is important to identify signs that indicate that t...

Maintenance

  • How often do I need to get my septic system inspected?

    If you have a septic system installed on your property, regular maintenance and servicing is an important part to its upkeep... and one that is easily forgotten. Ensuring that you have an inspection schedule for your septic system is crucial ...

  • Sewage water quality

    On-site sewerage facilitiesTreating wastewater isn’t as simple as some people believe, and a particular level of sewage water quality is required in treating water through these systems. There are two major on-site sewerage facilities, namely


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Why Use Express Wastewater Solutions?

  • ONLY THE BEST SYSTEMS

    Because we are not a manufacturer and not tied to one particular system we can always offer the best solution for your wastewater needs.

  • EXPERT TEAM

    Because we do this every day we have developed a close knit expert team for every step of the process – from plans and council paperwork to excavations, electrical and plumbing. We handle it all to make the whole process as stress free and quick as possible.

  • FREE 30 MINUTE WASTEWATER CONSULTATION

    Most people have never installed a home sewerage treatment plant and don’t know the next step, that is why we offer a free 30 minute phone consult with one of our experts to point you in the right direction.

  • STREE FREE INSTALLATIONS

    We handle your wastewater installation from start to finish we can deal with all the trades, council everything so you don’t have to worry about a thing.

  • QUALIFIED, LICENSED PROFESSIONALS

    Have peace of mind knowing that Express are licensed, insured professionals that will do your job right the first time.

  • FREE EXPERT ADVICE

    Not sure what system is right for you, or want to know if your system is working properly? Just give one of our friendly wastewater experts a call and they will be more than happy to help.

  • SAVE UP TO $10,000 ON REPAIRING YOUR SEPTIC SYSTEM

    We will always look to repair your system rather than replace it if it does not need to be, which will generally save large amounts of money sometimes up to and over $10,000.