Recycle Water With Waste Water Treatment Systems

Every inhabited building produces sewage and waste water. The majority of buildings in built up areas are connected to the main public sewage pipelines. All discarded water eventually ends up in local government treatment facilities for purification and is then used to water football fields, council gardens etc. A lot of people don’t have the luxury of being connected to the public sewage system, and must install a water treatment plant. However, did you know you that you can have your own eco-friendly waste water   [more »]

What Happens When I Get Visitors and We Use a lot of Water in the House?

Your Water Treatment plant is designed to handle up to 10 people a day, using the toilet and showering. However, sometimes you may need to do 4 or 5 loads of washing in the one day. This can overload the system, causing a High Water Alarm. There is nothing you can do, except to wait for it to pump itself down to working level again and try to spread your washing over a few days. This means that you should avoid using water until the   [more »]

What does the Handbook contain? What Sort of Advice?

The handbook should be kept in a safe place at all times. It gives you advice as to what products to use in the home, and what not to use. This is essential to ensure your treatment plant functions correctly. It gives you fault finding advice when things go wrong. There are 2 alarms – a high water alarm and a low air alarm. There are certain things you can try before calling us and perhaps avoid an expensive call out fee. For instance, if   [more »]

The Importance of Keeping your Water Treatment Plant Serviced Regularly

All local Councils require the treatment plant to be serviced every quarter. One of our service technicians will fill in a service report and give you a copy. Another copy is sent to the local Council. He will measure the dissolved oxygen levels, temperature, pH, and the free residual chlorine levels. He will test that the alarm is working, and check the sludge build up. He inspects the aerator, and also flush the sprinkler lines (if fitted) to ensure they operate correctly. Sometimes, he finds   [more »]

Should my Water Treatment Plant Smell?

The answer is a definite NO. The effluent goes through various stages, and the good bacteria breaks down the solids. The end result is perfectly clear water which does not have any odour. If you do not use the correct cleaning products, those which do not kill the good bacteria, your water should come out Krystel Kleer. Our Handbook, which comes with your treatment plant, recommends various cleaning products to use. These are gentle cleansers which do not kill the good bacteria. It is this   [more »]

Polymer or Concrete Water Treatment Systems?

Our Polymer tanks are very strong, being 13 mm thick. They weigh approximately 600kgs which means they are quite light compared to a Concrete tank. Minimum machinery is required for freight and off-loading requirements. We have 2 trucks with their own cranes, making it very easy to put the tank in the hole in the ground. Polymer Krystel Kleer tanks are more suited to hard access or slopping sites where our trucks are unable to drive on to you property and Also AS THEY ARE   [more »]

How Much Does it Cost to Service a Water Treatment Plant?

Council regulations state that your treatment plant must be serviced quarterly, and a service report sent to Council. When you purchase a new treatment plant, we conduct the servicing for the first year, for free. After that, we send you a contract for the next 12 months of servicing. We offer you 2 Programs Program 1 Monitor and maintain the balance of the Purifiers Check/Replace supply of disinfecting agent Monitor and adjust the plant air intake where necessary Test water quality inside the plant Report   [more »]

The Pros and Cons of a Water Treatment Plant Over a Septic System

Dealing with sewage is something that everyone needs to do, although many people leave this responsibility up to the local government. Sometimes, particularly in remote areas, relying on an existing sewage system is not always possible. When making the decision between installing a septic tank or a sewage treatment plant, buyers need to make sure that they understand the pros and cons of both options. The Pros and Cons of Septic Tanks Septic tanks are not generally limited to one tank; they tend to be   [more »]

How Safe is Treated Effluent?

By the time the effluent has completed its cycle inside the tank, the end result should be Krystel Kleer. If the wrong products are used in the home, then the water becomes cloudy. One of the requirements of installing a water treatment plant is that you either have sub-surface irrigation, or above ground sprinklers. Your irrigation area must be landscaped to the satisfaction of your Local Council. The landscaping requirements are very essential as you cannot irrigate on bare earth. You should be aware of   [more »]

Dealing with Septic Tank Smell

If your septic tank is creating an unpleasant odour, follow the simple steps in this guide to resolve the issue. When your septic tank system is functioning properly, you should barely notice that it is there, but when something goes wrong, it is difficult to ignore. The best way to deal with the smell is as quickly as possible and it all begins with identifying the problem. Identifying the Problem One of the most common identifiers of an issue with a septic tank is a   [more »]