Septic Systems and Alternative Septic Systems

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Septic Systems and "Option" Septic Systems

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OUTLINE SEPTIC SYSTEM BASICS ALTERNATIVE SYSTEMS – A PRIMER QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS JR SINGS HIS COLLEGE FIGHT SONG

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SEPTIC SYSTEM VS PUBLIC SEWER Average 4 Person Family pays $50-$80 every month for open water/Sewer in Stafford County. Half of that is for open sewer At $25/month >>> $1,500 in Five Years Traditional Septic System upkeep is about $200 at regular intervals (pumping the septic tank).

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Typical SEPTIC SYSTEM OVERVIEW

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Typical SEPTIC SYSTEM OVERVIEW

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Septic System Maintenance A septic framework can most recent 50 years, however numerous in the US bomb following 15-20 years Avoid putting the accompanying in your septic framework: Coffee grounds, dental floss, expendable diapers, feline box litter, clean napkins, tampons, cigarette butts, plastics, facial tissues, paper towels, fat, oil, or oil and family perilous squanders Pump your septic tank each 3-5 years Don't Drive on your septic field

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Indications of System Failure Sluggish channels Plumbing reinforcements Seepage at ground surfaces

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Alternative Treatment Systems Raised Bed and Septic Mound frameworks Advanced Material Media Filtration frameworks Aerobic Septic Systems Wetlands and Constructed Wetlands Waterless and Low-Water and Greywater - Separation frameworks

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Septic Mound Systems

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Media Filtration Systems

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Aerobic Septic Systems

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Constructed Wetlands

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Constructed Wetlands

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Constructed Wetlands

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Waterless and Low-Water Think of a current latrine in the house. Yes, it works, yet you likely need a "granola" customer to acknowledge it. The home will likewise require a way to deal with dark water (dishwater, shower water, and so on) Many plans, however essentially it manures and the "earth" is evacuated toward the finish of the fertilizing the soil time frame.

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Questions?

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Acknowledgments A Guide to Septic Systems and Alternatives (Virginia Water Resources Research Center) http://www.vwrrc.vt.edu/productions/Septic%20Systems%20Guide.pdf InspectAPedia - http://www.inspect-ny.com/septic Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation http://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/en/co/maho/gemare/gemare_009.cfm University of Minnesota - http://www.extension.umn.edu/appropriation/naturalresources/segments/6583[f03].html King County (Washington State) Public Health http://www.metrokc.gov/wellbeing/wastewater/proprietors/types.htm#sand TOOLBASE - http://www.toolbase.org/Technology-Inventory/Plumbing/oxygen consuming wastewater-treatment Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constructed_wetland

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