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The team’s interest in improving environmental outcomes was the key driver in the search for alternatives to the traditional septic tank.

Experience counts

With its firm commitment to a clean and healthy future, EMS designs and builds effluent management systems that are commercially...
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Understanding and taking care of your On-site Wastewater Management System (OWMS) for Domestic Wastewaters

The safe management of the wastewater discharging from your dwelling is your responsibility. Because of its complex and somewhat unpredictable...
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Nitrogen – What does it mean?

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Recycled glass revolutionising wastewater management

The economic and environmental benefits gained from using recycled glass in wastewater treatment are too good to be overlooked, according...

Disposal of Wastewater on Small Lifestyle Blocks

Why is it a big deal? As the lot sizes are smaller than in the past your neighbours are closer...
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Controlled Dosing of Effluent to Fields

Why is controlled dosing of effluent to fields better than traditional trickle fed media beds or leach fields?  Filtered effluent...

Effluent Management Systems (EMS LTD) Walking the environmental talk

When Tania and Steve Crockford started their plumbing and drainage business 28 years ago, they never imagined how diverse it...