Augusta Country Estate, South Africa
Augusta Country Estate is a well-established private residential golfing Estate in Gillitts, KwaSulu.
Established in 1996 with 210 dwelling units and Clubhouse/Conference facilities, all with their own septic tanks and a general soakaway sewerage system, located on the golf course fairways.
Prior to 2010, huge ongoing sewage problems, and regular overflows onto the golf course fairways necessitated septic tanks to be desludged on a regular basis, at a huge cost to Residents and the Homeowners Association. In addition, the situation had an adverse effect on the estate, with residents being subjected to an unpleasant, ongoing smell. The golfers in particular were being subjected to hazardous experiences.
In 2010, the use of Avantu’s Bioaugmentation products, namely PitKing and FatKing, was introduced into the septic tanks with a treatment program that proved to be a great success. This treatment is applied to Estate septic tanks biannually.
The results are: