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Request and pay for cesspit emptying

Private owners are responsible for the emptying and maintaining cesspits on their property.

Newport City Council charges to empty domestic cesspits, cesspools or septic tanks.

The following rates will apply from 1 August 2015:

Up to 1,000 gallons - 

£155.00

Up to 2,000 gallons - 

£195.00

Complete this form to request that a cess pit, cess pool or septic tank is emptied or contact Newport City Council with any complaints about cesspits which are overflowing or causing pollution or nuisance.

We aim to empty cesspits within 5 working days from receipt of payment.