A new partnership with BioMicrobics

A new partnership with BioMicrobics

Reflection Treatment Systems (RWTS) is one of New Zealand’s leading onsite wastewater system providers. For over 25 years we have been manufacturing, installing and maintaining onsite wastewater treatment systems.  Our clients include individual homeowners, large commercial business, Council organisations, and Government installations and our range of systems are treating in excess of 2.5 million litres of wastewater every day throughout New Zealand. (more…)

Wastewater Management Systems: How they work

Wastewater Management Systems: How they work

Water that has already been used and is no longer fit to be used again is called wastewater and Wastewater Management Systems help us purify the wastewater. Daily human activities like brushing, bathing, using the toilet, cooking, cleaning, etc. produce wastewater. Industries using water for their processes also produce wastewater. No matter what the source is, it is important to treat wastewater before releasing it into the water bodies. Wastewater management is the process by which water that is no longer usable is treated to remove toxins, bacteria, particulates, etc., making it safe to be released into the environment. (more…)

What is Wastewater Management and why is it needed?

What is Wastewater Management and why is it needed?

Around 71 percent of Earth’s surface is covered with water, yet, only 2.5 percent of this is available as freshwater. Of this, only 0.007 percent is available for human consumption. The amount of freshwater has remained approximately the same through the centuries, but as the human population exploded, the number of people depending on this finite resource has also grown. This has caused a severe water crisis in many parts of the world. (more…)

Easy Wastewater Filter Maintenance

Easy Wastewater Filter Maintenance

Many people forget about Wastewater Filter Maintenance. Your ‘outlet filter’ is located on the outlet of the septic tank and is there to prevent the transfer of solid material into the secondary treatment system or irrigation system if you have a primary treatment system. This would create significant problems with not only the pumps but also clogging the secondary treatment or irrigation lines. (more…)

Caring For Your Wastewater System

Powdered laundry detergents foul the environment and harm wastewater systems. Most powdered laundry detergents typically contain a minority of active ingredients with most of the contents just “fillers” which don’t have any cleaning benefit.  The usual filler is sodium sulphate, otherwise known as Borax, and this will have serious impact on your wastewater systems. (more…)

Maintaining Your Outlet Filter

Maintaining Your Outlet Filter

The outlet filter is located on the outlet of the septic tank and is there to prevent the transfer of solid material into the secondary treatment system or irrigation system if you have a primary treatment system. This would create significant problems with not only the pumps but also clogging the secondary treatment or irrigation lines. (more…)

Prior to your New Build

As the cost of living keeps rising, people are looking at ways to save money whilst constructing their new home. A way to do this is to live on site in a portable unit, caravan etc. If you don’t have reticulated wastewater then you will need to allow for some form of treatment to the wastewater before it is disposed of onto the land. (more…)

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