Conventional Septic Systems have been the most common on-site effluent disposal systems in Australia with the 1st system installed in Adelaide in 1906. It is still recognised as the simplest and most cost effective option with the exception of its Achilles heel being progressive failure. (The blocking of the receiving soil with suspended solids and dead biomat.)
During the 90s the 1st AWTS system was introduced. The perception that the engineering of a complicated mechanical system would improve the community health and environmental outcomes is now the subject of increasing industry debate with numerous studies finding failure rates of 95%. (Read More)
As a designer of land application areas the importance of your role in engineering and guiding your clients provides the opportunity for a long term, low cost and high quality community health and environmental outcome. Over 100yrs of knowledge is applied in AS1547 and it is time to bring the SEPTIC BACK as the best option in all soil types with land application design practice and Advanced Enviro-septic.