septic tank

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septic tank

n.
A sewage-disposal tank in which a continuous flow of waste material is decomposed by anaerobic bacteria.
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Skeans said the buildings in the park are about 40 years old and their septic systems need replacement.
Homeowners with septic systems often drain their laundry water into their gardens.
The number of OPs issued each year was added to the number of septic systems reported in the 1990 U.S.
Good maintenance starts with understanding how a septic system works and how it can fail.
A properly working septic system keeps septic waste away from the surface by delivering it into a drain field via a network of buried pipes.
24 interim report by Kelly Reichheld, General Manager of Community Services, the county has spent $2,500 on an exploratory investigation on the current septic system but needs to complete more work and repairs.
Based on the DES investigator's discoveries, the State charged the defendant with three misdemeanors: two counts of unlawful operation of a solid waste facility and one count of unlawful maintenance of a septic system.
Soil type, lot size and property location all play a role in determining the type of septic system required.
The ruling means that every home and business with a septic system could apply to have the assessed value of their property reduced accordingly.
Septic systems have their proponents, though, who say that a professionally designed, installed and maintained system should hold up in even the biggest of storms.
The Flowtech septic system bundle consists of a 4-inch diameter corrugated high-density polyethylene pipe surrounded by an engineered geo-synthetic aggregate that is held in place by a polystyrene net and geotextile combination.
My neighbor was adding a small addition to his house, and because of local building codes, he had to install a "mound" septic system. The landscape-disrupting mound, along with pumps and complex plumbing, cost more than $40,000!