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How Septic Fumes Can Affect Your Health

Your septic tank is designed to hold all of your household waste that is flushed or poured down the drains in your house. This includes feces, urine, grease, oils, fats, and much more. All of these various elements settle at the bottom of your septic tank as the wastewater flows out into the drainfield. These…

How a Septic Tank Can Be Useful in a Drought

A widely accepted myth is that septic tanks are bad for the environment. People believe that by having these massive tanks buried underground with toxic fumes trapped inside that it disrupts the ecosystem. Not only is this false but the opposite is actually true. A septic system that is properly maintained and fully functioning can…

Health Hazards of Cleaning Your Septic Tank

Proper maintenance should be of the utmost importance to any septic tank owner. A properly functioning septic tank separates sludge from wastewater, the latter of which is then pumped out into the drainfields. The sludge that settles at the bottom of the septic tank must be pumped out regularly to avoid any malfunctions. The perceived…

What to Know About Wastewater Treatment

Wastewater treatment is the process by which water that is no longer fit for drinking due to previous usage is filtered, purified and recycled back into the environment again. Wastewater is usually formed through our daily activities such as showering, washing laundry, dishes, using the toilet, and rainwater runoff. As a result, this water is…

Top Wins for the Environment in 2016

As people worldwide began to realize more and more the importance of a stable environment, there has been an honest effort to take better care of it. Everyday people have started making strides to a greener Earth and their efforts have not gone unnoticed. 2016 was a big year for the environment and there is…

3 Types of Wastewater Treatment Processes

Diseases from drinking water kill almost 2 million people a year around the world. Improper water sanitation is indirectly responsible for many of these deaths. Managing wastewater is crucial to preventing these numbers from rising further, and is just as relevant to your home as it may be to a more impoverished country or village.…

3 Tips to Help your Septic Tank and the Environment

One of the most important things that you can do as a home and property owner is to take care of the environment. Taking care of your land will not only benefit your family, but it will also benefit future generations and the surrounding ecosystem. Caring for your septic tank is one of the things…

Tips for Making Your Septic System Greener

Having a green home is more than just saving energy and turning off appliances. It involves your home as a whole, including your plumbing. In this day and age, we are more conscientious of our effects on the environment, so it’s important to practice these tips to make your septic system greener for your home.…
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