Septic tanks - who to contact

In most cases you should contact your local authority if you have a query or complaint about a septic tank.

The EPA does not investigate septic tanks, except for facilities that we licence.

Explore organisations and sites licenced by the EPA.


Report a septic tank

Contact your local authority to report a septic tank.

Register a septic tank

All septic tanks must be registered with Protect Our Water. Register a septic tank.

Apply for a grant for a septic tank

Contact your local authority to apply for septic tank grant.

Learn more about grants for septic tanks.

Learn more about septic tanks

Learn more about septic tanks and the septic tank code of practice.