By managing your septic tank or other off-mains sewage system correctly, you are ensuring that it will last as long as possible. By skipping regular maintenance such as emptying your septic tank, you are risking costly repairs, or even having to replace it all together. The cost of a new system can vary greatly, but normally cost well over one thousand pounds. A septic tank that is not working properly can pose serious problems for your home, including sewage backing up into the drains in your home, or sewage bubbling up from the ground around your tank outside.
Please see a photo of my very own septic tank!