Septic and Holding Tank Pumping In Peterborough and The Kawartha’s

How do I know if my septic tank needs to be pumped?

Frequency depends on the size of your tank and usage. Typically, every 3-5 years for a standard septic tank.

How often do I need to pump my holding tank?

Again, it varies depending on the size of the tank and usage but generally holding tanks, in regular use, are pumped 3-6 times per year.

When is the best time to schedule a pump-out?

May-October is the best time because it is easier to access your tank. If needed, however, we can still pump your tank at other times of the year.

How do I prepare for a septic tank pump-out?

It’s important to have clear access to your tank, have septic lids exposed/open and to know the size of your tank.

What happens if I have a water access property?

We do not provide water access pumping. Kawartha Disposal can provide a referral if needed.

What does a pump-out cost?

The cost of a pump-out varies depending on the location and size of your tank. It generally ranges from $260 – $500. Holding tanks may cost more due to additional disposal fees. Call us for a detailed estimate.

What areas do you service?

We service Peterborough, Apsley, Lakefield, Buckhorn and other areas throughout the Kawartha’s.

How do I schedule a pump-out?

How far ahead do I need to book an appointment? During the busy spring and summer months, we may be scheduling out 1-2 weeks. In the slower months 1-2 days.

Disposal Bin Rentals In Peterborough and The Kawartha’s

How do I decide which size of bin I need to rent?

Begin by referring to our disposal bin rental page. There we provide bin dimensions and some examples of the type and quality of material each bin can hold. If you have further questions please call us and we will be happy to discuss your specific needs.

What is the bin rental process?

You can refer to our detailed description on our disposal bin page or call 705-768-4783 and we will explain the process to you.

What can I put in my waste disposal bin?

Most household waste, renovation materials and landscape debris.

What can’t I put in my waste disposal bin?

No hazardous chemicals, or asbestos, or propane tanks.