Is septic tank treatment required?

Answer On One Hand: Regular pumpingAccording to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), septic tank treatment is essential. If left untreated, a septic system will clog and deliver unsanitary waste pro... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Is septic tank treatment required

Does a septic tank need to be full before the contents are transferred to treatment plants?

Patrick is correct. Basically your septic waste is put on the corn field across the road from you.

If you have a septic tank, does it mean that the contents will be transferred right away to treatment plants?

No. A septic system is self contained. There's the tank itself which separates sludge and grease, leaving the liquid to flow into the drain field. The tank needs to be cleaned out every few year... Read More »

Septic tank?

Don't do that. Even if a product (such as baby wipes) says it is safe to flush it - don't! If you do flush the tampons, the man that comes to pump out the septic tank will scold you. I was SO em... Read More »

Septic Tank Grants?

On-site septic systems treat wastewater in rural and suburban areas where homes are not connected to public sewer systems. Typical septic systems often are expensive to install because the tank and... Read More »