soil porosity test sussexWe provide the on-site service of Soil Porosity Tests in accordance with BS6297 to establish if a site is suitable to have a drainage field (soakaway) to serve a Septic Tank or Sewage Treatment Plant.
The tests are designed to establish the drainage rates which are then used to calculate the correct size of drainage field.

The Process – Soil Porosity Test

  1. Attend on site day one and form the test holes to the required depths and flood with water to saturate the ground.
  2. Return on site day two to carry out the tests and record the results.

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