Tips for Planting Around a Septic Tank

Do you feel that? That’s the sun shining down and warming us up after a cold winter. And sunshine and warmth mean it’s time to start thinking about gardening. For those of us with septic tanks, that means thinking about the plants around your septic tank. How do you know where to plant and what […]

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How Does Flooding Affect a Septic Tank?

At Ri-Industries, we often talk about changes in our environment and anyone paying attention is sure to have noticed an increase in storms around the globe. We have seen pictures of unbelievable flooding creating unlivable conditions. Whilst torrential flooding has not affected South Australia as it has other parts of the world, it’s still important to realise […]

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Preparing Septic Systems for Winter

The chill in the night air is a reminder for us to prepare for the cooler months ahead. While you close your pool, protect your plants/gardens, and pull out some jumpers from the wardrobe, don’t forget about your septic tank system! Preparing your septic system for the colder months of winter can save expense and hassle. […]

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How to Avoid Common Septic System Problems

  What is a septic system? Essentially it is a large tank where human biological waste materials are broken down. Natural bacteria break the waste down into three components: gases, water, and solids.  The gases and water are eliminated into the environment while the solids sink to the bottom of the tank and eventually will […]

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Top Myths About Septic Tanks

  A septic system not used or maintained properly can bring unsolicited problems as well as become a health hazard and compromise the quality of your water. Here are 4 common myths Ri-Industries wants septic tank owners to be aware of: MYTH #1: The amount of water a family uses or consumes does not affect […]

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The Benefits of the Ri-Scape Septic Tank

  When thinking about home improvements, most people will focus on painting, furnishings, landscaping and more. These are fun projects to dive into with beautiful results to enjoy. One necessity for your home, although it may be one you would prefer not to think about, is a septic tank. A properly functioning septic tank is […]

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