Septic Tanks

Who invented the septic system

Who Invented the Septic System: A Brief History

Image: www.dtox.org While a large majority of the population aren’t well acquainted with the inner workings of the septic system, and would rather think on more pleasant things, an even larger portion of the population haven’t the faintest idea as to who invented this intricate system. But seeing as it’s something many people use on …

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Why it’s Important to Regularly Clean Your Septic Tank

Photo of Shadai Waste Pumping Truck Owning a septic tank is not a responsibility that should be taken lightly. How well you look after it can spell the difference between hazardous contamination that could endanger others and a healthy, clean environment. Regular septic tank emptying is a crucial part of caring for your tank and …

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Ways to save water

The Septic Owner’s Guide to Saving the World at Home

Image: worldwaterday.org   World Water Day, held on 22 March, every year since 1993, celebrates water and raises awareness of the 2.2 billion people living without access to safe water. This international observance day encourages people to take action against the global water crises we are currently facing.   Photo by Patrick Perkins on Unsplash  When you consider that every drop of water that …

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environmental benefits of septic systems

What Are the Environmental Benefits of Septic Systems?

How your waste is treated matters. Most of us don’t give its treatment a second thought, but if we want to protect our environment and ensure its sustainability, we need to take responsibility for our waste and ensure that it is handled in the most environmentally friendly way possible. Let’s discuss some of the environmental …

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type of septic system

What Type of Septic System Should I Get?

There is no one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to septic systems. It is important that you choose a system that will suit your environment, since different types of septic systems are designed around different environments. The various types of systems available fit into two broad categories. Namely conventional septic systems and alternative systems. Let’s take …

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Why You Should Consider Hiring Professionals to Install a Septic Tank

Installing a septic tank yourself may seem like a good idea when it comes to cost savings, however, there is much to consider before you make the choice to go the DIY route. The installation process is not as simple and straightforward as one may hope and making mistakes down the line and then having to fix them can be just as …

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