Do I need a septic tank?

Do I need a septic tank?

A septic tank pump is required when you need to pump the effluent from a septic tank or sewage treatment plant up to a higher level. This may be necessary when you either have a raised percolation area or soakaway.

What are the parts of a septic tank?

The 4 Parts of a Septic Tank System. Septic tank systems have four fundamental components: the pipe, the septic tank, the drainfield, and the soil. The pipe is the component that moves wastewater from the home’s plumbing system in the bathrooms, kitchen, and laundry room to the septic tank, which is buried underneath the homeowner’s property.

How does a septic tank look?

A septic system has a simple design. It is an underground watertight container (mostly rectangular or round) made of fiberglass, plastic or concrete. The tank is connected with two pipes (for inlet and outlet).