What is a drain field?

Answer A drain field, or leach field, is the part of a septic system that comes after the septic tank. The septic drain field removes impurities that may contaminate underground water sources.FunctionLiqu... Read More »

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How Do I Build a Drain Field?

A drain field is a series of perforated pipes underground which carries waste and other liquids from your septic tank to a field once the solids have settled. There are specific ways to build these... Read More »

Drain Field Problems?

Septic systems are used in rural and suburban areas to treat wastewater. Typical septic systems contain a drain field. A drain field is an area of soil that receives partially treated wastewater fr... Read More »

Types of Drain Field Pipes?

Septic systems use drain fields to treat the septic tank effluent for the removal of impurities and contaminants. The field is made up of trenches typically containing washed "drainrock" or gravel.... Read More »

How to Get Rid of Algae in Field Drain Tiles?

Field drain tiles are submerged pipes in fields that allow or facilitate runoff to prevent standing water in fields that contain livestock or crops. These submerged pipes help to keep farm products... Read More »