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The leach field, also referred to as a drain field, receives the wastewater from the septic tank. This section of the septic system consists of a network of perforated PVC drain pipes, crushed stone and a layer of unsaturated soil. Wastewater generally flows from the septic tank to the leaching bed by gravity. However, a pumping station can also be used to allow the wastewater to reach the leaching bed when conditions do not allow for the simple use of gravity. The wastewater then e
A septic tank is an onsite wastewater treatment system. More accurately, septic tanks are components of the wider septic system which comprises of the tank, pipes and a drainfield.
The septic system owner will occasionally encounter odors.
Septic tank cleaning is the process of pumping your tank to ensure it is completely emptied of its solid and liquid contents. Cleaning your septic tank regularly will help to avoid excess scum and sludge accumulation to free up space for decantation. It also helps to remove inorganic waste which cannot be broken down by bacteria. Canadian law makes it mandatory to clean your septic tank every couple of years. The exact number of years will depend on your region or province. The cleaning of septic tanks should be left to qualified septic companies because septic tanks produce toxic gases that are a health hazard.
If you are a septic system owner, you might have heard all manner of myths. For instance, there is a common myth that throwing a dead cat in the septic tank can help rejuvenate bacteria and thereby make the septic tank more effective. But is this even true? In this article, we will not only answer that […]
However good your septic system is, it depends on the right soil type to complete the process of purifying the wastewater from your home. The soil type in the drainfield area will determine how well the effluent is filtered and if the water that is sent back to the water cycle is good enough. This is why […]
Most homeowners wrongfully assume that their toilet can serve as some sort of garbage disposal. As a result, they end up flushing all manner of things in the toilets. Some of the things that are flushed down the toilet are actually innocent mistakes because homeowners think that is the right way to dispose of the products while in other cases, it is just a don’t care attitude. Whichever the case may be, flushing some of these things can result in septic system failure and it could cost you a fortune. We have rounded up some of the commonly-flushed products that you should never flush if you have a septic system.
When building, buying or renting a house, it is important to know the recommended septic tank size for the property. Getting a house that has the wrong septic tank size will get you in trouble when the tank gets full too soon. If the septic tank fails, the government might require you to install a new one altogether and that will cost you thousands of dollars. To avoid this, make sure you have the right size of the septic tank from the very onset.
There are many reasons why you would want to know the health of your septic tank. For starters, septic system components are costly so you want to maintain your system well to make them last longer. Additionally, septic tanks and drain fields are usually hidden beneath the ground which means it is possible to have a potentially expensive problem with the system and not even know it. In this article, we will discuss how you can tell whether or not your septic tank is doing well.
In an ideal scenario, only wastewater from the tank should drain into the drain field. But it is possible for the wastewater to carry other unwanted waste like hair, solid waste, and grit into the drain field. When such debris gets into the leach field, it causes blockages and pollution.
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