As implied, gravity drainfields work by allowing the effluent to flow from the septic tank into a series of trenches by gravity. To allow this, the drainfield must be below the outlet level of the septic tank. A conventional gravity system consists of a network of distribution components laid in gravel filled trenches. The trenches […]
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Septic drain field repair is one of the most daunting tasks associated with the system. While other problems to do with the plumbing can be fixed with relatively minor headaches, repairing the drain field can range from minor to very expensive repairs. You might need repairs if… You notice your plumbing system slow down, especially […]
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90% of septic system problems start in the drain field. Puddles in the backyard? Water backing up into household drains? Septic odor in the backyard? Pumper told you to replace your drain field These are signs of a failing drain field and potentially a huge headache and a big hit in your wallet. Puddles in […]
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