Tag: Septic tank

Bothered by septic tank odour

Bothered by septic tank odour

| 02/08/2018 | 1 Comment
I want to find out why the septic tank at the Silver Oaks complex smells so bad most of the time. Is it a case that it is not pumped regularly? Does the law mandate regular pumping? Auntie’s answer: I cannot give you a definitive reply as to why there is an issue, but I […] [...]

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Septic tank next door fouling the air

Septic tank next door fouling the air

| 26/10/2017 | 3 Comments
What can I do if a neighbour’s septic tank stinks? He doesn’t even have it plastered on the outside and the fumes are affecting us. Auntie’s answer: There is actually a mechanism in place to deal with your unfortunate circumstance. I can only imagine the unpleasantness of having to deal with t [...]

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