Tuesday, December 11, 2018
     
  Cesspool Services  
     
     
  There are two (2) vacuum tankers which are used for the vacuuming of cesspits/septic tanks from premises within the region and to dispose at a faecal waste dump site.
 
     
  INSTRUCTION TO HOUSEHOLDERS APPLYING FOR VACUUMING (CLEANING) OF SEPTIC TANKS/ CESSPITS.
 
 
1   Upon request the householder must produce the receipt as proof of payment.
2
  Adequate access to your premises must be available to the vacuum tanker in order that your septic tank/cesspit can be serviced. The tanker carries One Hundred and Twenty feet (120’) of hose.
3
  The manhole cover of your Septic Tank must be unsealed before the Tanker arrives at your premises. If your Septic Tank is sealed the job will not be done.
4
  A sufficient supply of water at least one (1) barrel of water or three (3) containers approximately four (4) gallons each must be provided.
5   MYour Septic tank/cesspit will not be vacuumed if materials such as bottles, stones, rags, wood and newsprint etc. have been deposited in such.
6   Be sure that you are satisfied with the service before signing the job completion sheet. If you are dissatisfied, report the matter to the corporation immediately.
7   The Job Completion sheet must be signed by the owner or Agent/Servant present upon Completion of service.
8   There is a waiting period of two (2) to fourteen days or more for the services to be delivered.
     
For further information please contact the Public Health Department at 668-2488 ext. 289/250.