The Environmental Protection Unit provides help and advice on foul and surface water drainage from single and multiple properties, including problem septic tanks pumping stations and cesspits. It enforces legislation to required person(s) responsible for certain systems to carry out clearance or repairs deemed necessary to protect public health. Other authorities also have drainage functions such as Lincolnshire County Council Highways, the Environment Agency and Anglian Water.

Contact the Environmental Protection Unit for further advice.

Septic tanks

The District Council no longer provides a service for the emptying of septic tanks.

Private companies offering this service can be found in local directories or search engines under waste disposal.