Ashfield Effluent Services Ltd is a Nottinghamshire-based family business established in 1983. Our team is made up of 10 employees, all of whom are fully-trained in all aspects of drain and sewer cleaning, in addition to being fully confined-space trained. We can provide an emergency effluent service when required and will work within a 100 mile radius of M1 Junction 28. If we aren’t able to unblock your drain, we won’t charge for our service.

Our speciality is septic tanks but we are also licensed waste carriers (License No BLT /675827) and are approved contractors for Severn Trent Water and Nottinghamshire County Council, as well as various other local authorities. We are also Environment Agency approved.

Our equipment includes a range of vacuum tankers from 2000 to 4000 gallons, a 3000 gallon jet vacuum, a range of high pressure water jetters up to 4000 PSI as well as drain tracing and CCTV equipment.

Our customer base We have a customer base of over 1500 customers, including:

• The Environment Agency

• Severn Trent Water

• The fire services

• Schools

• Various local councils

• Estate agencies

• Restaurants

Our Services

Always there, always prepared

Our services include:

• Expert advice on all aspects of sewage treatment including existing and new systems

• Design, supply and installation of septic tanks, cesspools, treatment plants, reed beds and drainage fields/soakaways

• Operation and maintenance of treatment systems

• Environment Agency liaisonPercolation tests

• Gulley Sucking Service

These services are available in association with our consultant Chartered Water and Environmental Manager, G Newton MRSC; MCIWEM; C.WEM.


Here’s what our valued clients say:

“”Noble Foods have worked with Ashfield Effluent over many years, and have found their service and response to be second to none. I would have no hesitation in recommending Ashfield Effluent to anyone.

“”Nigel Youd MBA; FCMI; MIETHead of Environment Noble Foods Ltd

“”I have been using Ashfield Effluent for several years now, and have always recieved an excellent service. Nothing is ever a problem, and they go out of their way to help. I personally would recommend them to anyone.

“”Tony Higgins, Senior Engineer Ben Bailey Homes

“”We have been customers of Ashfield for seven years and we have found them to be helpful, flexible and very friendly. As we are on a nature reserve it has been very important us to have such a responsive and understanding company to empty our cesspit.

“”Louise Fountain, Centre Manager Attenborough Nature Centre

“”We have used Ashfield Effluent Services for our monthly tank empties since 2006 and have been very impressed with the exceptional service that they consistently provide. They are a fantastic and friendly team who I would happily recommend.

“”Mrs Kerslake, Nottingham

“”We had a dreadful sewage flood. Literally within the hour Ashfield Effluent had attended and cleared the blockage (and it was the weekend)! They were: fast, effective and professional. I would recommend them totally!

“”Geoff Bacon, Sherwood Canine Hydrotherapy”

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