Understanding what Septic System Eustis, FL...

It is a house treatment system of sewer that comprises of a distribution box, house sewer, septic tank and a seepage pit. Maintenance of a Septic System Maintaining a septic system depends on several factors: * The volume of water used. * The total number of people in the compound. * Solids in the water (sewer). Types of a septic system * Gravity drain fields. This type of system uses the gravity to drain the waste from the tank into a number of trenches. It must be located under the draining level of the tank. * Pressure distribution drains fields. This type is used where there is less soil depth available for the full treatment of the waste. * Sand filter systems. Where there is less soil available for treatment this system is used. It consists of a container of sand in between the pump and the drain field. Common problems of a septic system * There are some common problems found that are found in the septic system these are: * Build up of solid waste: This causes slow draining in the pipes at home. * Tank capacity: The size of a septic tank is determined by the number people it is serving. If a family is large, then it should have a bigger tank and vice versa. Vegetation and leaks: The roots of vegetation can penetrate septic walls and cause crack leading to leakage from the sides. How to improve Septic System * You should run the washing machines and dishwashers only when fully occupied. * You should not flush trash in the toilets-only flush sanitary waste. * Never leave the taps on when brushing or shaving. Advantages of a septic system There are several advantages that go hand in hand with...