septic system Articles

  • New septic system at no cost?

    DEAL ISLAND -- When Robert Archibald heard that Maryland offers free septic system upgrades, his gut response was one of, well, skepticism. After all, his house in Deal Island had a septic system that after more than 30 years of use was working just fine, he said. Additionally, what things in life -- no less, from government -- are actually free, he wondered? Two months ago, spurred in part by ...


    By Bio-Microbics, Inc.

  • Septic Systems Have a Lifetime

    It is common to think that your household’s most expensive repairs and renovation projects will be your roof and furnace, but the reality is that if your home has a septic system installed, it will most likely not last  forever and you will need to repair  or replace it at one time of your life.  So having a budget saved for this sort of emergency, is a must, if you own a ...


    By Lake Norman Sewer & Septic

  • Most common problems with septic systems

    Septic systems are extremely small and less expensive safeguarding systems which can give consistent tune-up functioning for 20 years or more unless with the proper and regular interval checkups. The intensity of preservation and occurrence of troubles can together be significantly compacted by identifying ...


    By Hydra International Ltd

  • Caring For Your Septic System and Water

    As the world becomes more aware of protecting our environment and eco-friendly things, authorities are also gaining knowledge about this and some are deciding to inspect septic systems and water on a more regular basis. Check out this article for more information: http://www.lakenormanseptic.com/category/blog/ ...


    By Lake Norman Sewer & Septic

  • Common methods of septic system treatment

    An ineffective or failed septic system at times end results with creating a break in holder’s pockets, leave tears in eyes, and forms chaos in the life. But such nuisances can easily be avoided with common and premium septic system treatment. There are abundant causes that can be a sign of the ...


    By Hydra International Ltd

  • Septic Tank Conversion for septic tank Treatment

    Your septic system is a mixture of a motorized and organic system. Septic pumping check is a reasonably priced process when measured up to with replacing your septic system. Septic pumping service is indispensable to keep your tank, drainpipes, and sewer in good functioning order. A concrete made septic tank can also accomplish the passage point and flood into the leakage bed, where they bung ...


    By Hydra International Ltd

  • Septic Tank Treatment intended for effortless septic protection

    Septic tank system is most commonly used by inhabitants living in rural or semi-urban areas which are not thickly populated. The septic system provides on-site sewage treatment of waste materials. The septic tank system is overlooked by inhabitants because of their ignorance or unawareness of the septic system. Proper maintenance of Septic tank bacteria treatment is required for healthy plumbing ...


    By Hydra International Ltd

  • A Little History About Septic Systems

    It is believed that septic systems, first appeared in France and that a man by the name of, John Mouras, first thought of them.  The records show that septic tanks started appearing around 1860 and since then, they have made our communities a nicer place to live. Read more ...


    By Lake Norman Sewer & Septic

  • Failed septic systems recovered with AquaClean

    Ecological Laboratories Inc. 2003 Douglas Dent Background – Mr. John Cocker operates Cocker Plumbing, located at 16380 288 Street, Homestead, Florida. John’s business includes service to commercial facilities, food facilities, apartment and residential systems. He routinely provides service that includes the maintenance of facility effluent lines, grease traps and absorption fields. ...


    By BluePlanet Labs

  • Solar septic tank aeration

    Bacteria are what enable wastewater to be treated and safely disposed off. This applies to home septic systems as well as municipal sewage treatment plants. The treatment difference between the two systems is the amounts of bacteria involved. A home septic system uses the same three types of bacteria aerobic, facultative, and obligate anaerobic. Aerobic bacteria require oxygen induced ...


    By Pennington Equipment Company

  • Maintenance for septic tanks

    Septic tanks are widely used for on site sewage treatment for domestic homes which are not connected to the sewer system. Little attention is given to the septic tank until there are problems such as smells or poor drainage or ponding on the surface. A little maintenance of the septic tank can be very helpful in maintaining performance of the septic tank. The outflow from a septic tank percolates ...


    By Biofuture Ltd

  • Spring Could Bring Problems To Septic Systems

    Because many regions of the US have had a very tough winter this year, it is possible that spring may bring some problems to septic systems and their owners.  The speedy melting of snow and some spring rains, may cause runoff from septic systems, which could contaminate other water sources or areas. For more information check out this article:  ...


    By Lake Norman Sewer & Septic

  • Do Septic Systems Affect Water Quality?

    Around 25% of homes in the United States are not connected to the community sewage systems and have a separate septic system installed.  The Environmental Protection Agency has found that at least 48.5% of homes in the State of North Carolina also have a septic system installed. For more information check out this blog:  ...


    By Lake Norman Sewer & Septic

  • Septic Systems in National Park - Case Study

    Within a 90 minute drive west of Rapid City, SD, Devils Tower looms imposingly over the rolling pine and green ash forests of northeast Wyoming. This 700 acre scenic park was designated by Teddy Roosevelt in 1906 as the United States’ first national monument. Devils Tower remains one of in the nation’s more isolated parks despite hosting over 400,000 visitors per year.   In 2011 ...

  • Soakaway and Septic Tank Cleaning Problems

    CBIO's Biogest has proven to alleviate persistent problems with blocked and odorous soak-aways and septic tanks reducing your septic tank cleaning requirement. Biogest the septic tank activator is a broad range bacterial organic degrader, principally for use in septic tank treatment, soak away improvements and mix waste effluent streams. Features: Available in liquid or powder form ...


    By Cleveland Biotech Ltd.

  • Septic shouldn’t be a Nightmare for a Dream Home

    Problem In January of 2002, a couple in Homosassa Springs, Florida (near Orlando) had big plans for large new dream home. They had torn down their old Florida “vernacular” home design, or commonly referred to as the “Cracker Style.” They had major setbacks from the beginning due to the lot size and location; they also began construction without out the proper permits ...


    By Bio-Microbics, Inc.

  • Chopper Pumps: Pumping of septic sludge

    Landia chopper pumps have a great record of application in septic sludge. Septic sludge is raw unscreened sewage often delivered by tanker trucks from remote sites such as summer houses, camping sites, harbours, etc. Septic sludge contains many different solids tending to clog up pumps, everything people possibly can flush down a toilet! At this particular plant, a DG-I 4,0 kW –1500 kW was ...


    By Landia

  • Advanced Enviro - Septic™ Wastewater Treatment System Septic Tank Effluent Filters and Charco al (Odor) Filters NOT Recommended

    Abstract: Effluent filters are installed in the outlet from the septic tank with the intended purpose of retaining solids inside the tank, preventing them from entering the treatment system and/or dispersal field. The concern is that if solids escape from the septic tank, they could cause clogging of the system components or the soil interface. While this may be a legitimate concern for some ...

  • Septic Tanks And Running Water During Cold Temperatures

    Septic systems can easily freeze when there are cold temperatures and frost is running deep under the ground.  People, who live in rural areas and have a septic system installed in their properties, should be very careful about running water to keep their lines open. Read more ...


    By Lake Norman Sewer & Septic

  • Advanced Enviro-Septic™ Systems Achieve Even Distribution without Pressure Dosing

    Abstract: Advanced Enviro-Septic™ Systems (AES) do not use pressure distribution. Pumps are used only if necessary to gain elevation to the treatment field. Pressure distribution has the potential to disrupt the settling of solids within the pipe. Testing has confirmed that AES achieves even distribution throughout the system naturally, through the development of a controlled bacterial ...

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