How to Locate a Leach Bed?

Answer The septic tank is considered the heart of a common natural style of waste disposal system for properties located outside of municipal waste systems. When it's properly maintained, a septic tank wi... Read More »

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Can a backhoe be driven on a leach field?

A backhoe should not be driven on a leach field. The weight of the machine can break pipes buried in a leach field or compact the soil, making it harder for the field to drain properly.References:U... Read More »

How to Tell if Your Leach Field Is Bad?

A leach field is a series of rock-filled trenches where filtered water leaving a septic tank is allowed to percolate, or "leach," down into the ground. According to the El Dorado County Environment... Read More »

How deep should a leach field be?

A leach field is laid at least 4 feet deep, keeping above bedrock and groundwater. The leach field should not be placed under any area where heavy loads occur, such as driveways or above-ground poo... Read More »

How to Leach From Potted Plants?

Potted plants have different requirements than those grown in the ground. One condition that occurs with potted plants is salt buildup in the soil. If potted plants are not watered enough, minerals... Read More »