Why is my grass black around my drain field?

Answer In areas of high moisture such as a drain field, grass can appear to turn black. A few factors can discolor grass; one primary cause, however, turns grass black around a drain.Causes"Judging by the... Read More »

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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 »

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 »

What is a drain field?

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 »

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 »