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

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 »

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.

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 »

How Far Should a Septic Tank Be From a Well?

Some of the fastest growing careers in the United States during the 2008 to 2018 decade are in the medical field. In fact, according to the College Board website, about a quarter of the nation's to... Read More »