Snow & ice prevented some bin collections on Monday. We aim to return to those areas today, so please leave out bins. Thank you.

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Septic tanks

We offer a service for the emptying of septic tanks and cess pools.

A charge is made for this service and payment must be made in advance for all domestic premises. Please telephone the Environment Hotline on 01629 761215 to arrange an emptying.

Payment can be made by debit or credit card.

Alternatively send a cheque to Environmental Services, Town Hall, Bank Road, Matlock, DE4 3NN. Cheques should be made payable to Derbyshire Dales District Council.

Cesspool and Septic Tank Emptying (includes disposal costs)

Property Type Charges 2017/2018
Domestic Premises - per tank up to 4,500 litres £308.00*
Commercial Premises - per tank up to 4,500 litres £325.50*
Industrial Premises - per tank up to 4,500 litres £373.38 plus VAT*
Charge for extra piping to reach tank £30.90

* Please note that the charges relate to each tanker load of up to 4,500 litres that is removed from a septic tank or cesspool and it  may take more than a single load to empty your tank.

Environment Hotline

Town Hall, Bank Road
Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 3NN
01629 761 215
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