Most folks moving from suburban areas have no experience with septic systems. We're here to help.
A properly working system in good repair will service a household without contaminating the environment. Septic systems require 2 feet of unsaturated soil to kill all of the micro-organisms in wastewater. In sandy soil like ours, extra diligence is needed to keep our systems working in top form.
Here are some recommendations from the Department of Health and SOS Septic: