Maintaining Your Sand Filter System So It Lasts Longer

If you use a sand filter system for your septic tank, you'll find that the right care and maintenance will help it last for years. In addition to periodic maintenance, knowing how you should use your system without causing damage can make it last longer, reducing the amount you have to spend on repairs. Know what you can and cannot flush into your septic tank While some household materials may seem harmless enough to flush, others can cause your tank to clog and disrupt the filter system.   Read More...

Tips For A Successful Dewatering Exercise At Your Construction Site

Groundwater can be a nuisance at construction sites. In order for construction to go on effectively, the water has to be taken somewhere, and here is where dewatering comes into play. Dewatering systems or techniques will always vary depending on the situation that's uncovered on the site by an engineering study prior to the start of the construction itself. Unfortunately, dewatering projects may sometimes pose a series of challenges during the construction.   Read More...

Three Signs You May Need an Alternative Septic Tank System

If your home is not connected to a main sewer line, septic tanks have been the traditional way to deal with waste. Now, however, there is a new option—a sewage treatment plant. These small units rely on aerobic treatment methods. Unfortunately, however, they require more maintenance than traditional septic tanks, and they need electricity to run. However, in some cases, they are simply the best option. Here are three signs you need an aerobic treatment unit, aka a sewage treatment plant.   Read More...

Instructions on Safe Maintenance of Septic Tanks

A septic tank that is maintained properly will last indefinitely. Leaks and blockages could easily lead to water sources and soil being contaminated. The following are some of the things to look out for a smooth and safe septic system flow. Laundry and water usage Too much water in the tank can lead to upsetting of the tank's delicate balance. You tank can only handle so much water at a time as it needs time to separate material.   Read More...

Don't Overlook These Signs Your Septic Tank May Need Servicing

With regular maintenance and proper care, your home's septic tank may last for decades without needing any type of repair or servicing. However, these tanks and the pipes and lines to which they're connected can break down over time, and you may need to call a repairperson as soon as possible. While some signs of needed repair may be obvious, others may be overlooked by homeowners simply because they don't associate certain problems with the septic system.   Read More...