Site Investigations

Find Out Online If Seepage Pits Are Allowed at Your Site in Arizona

Posted by on December 18, 2013 at 9:35 am

Are you looking at installing a septic system for your project?  Do you want to find out if you can choose seepage pits for disposal? New ADEQ Webpage Shows Basin and Range Areas Where Seepage Pits Are Allowed in Arizona The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality, ADEQ, has a web page that can show you […]

Rules for Arizona Septic System Design

Posted by on April 17, 2011 at 10:22 pm

Rules for Arizona Septic System Design All septic systems in Arizona are designed based on the Arizona Administrative Code, Title 18 Environmental Quality, Chapter 9 Water Pollution Control, Article 3 Aquifer Protection Permits. – General Permits.  The current version is dated November 12, 2005. The rules are published by the Arizona Secretary of State and […]

Seven Site Limitations for Septic System Design

Posted by on October 15, 2010 at 1:02 am

Before designing a septic system, the site must be evaluated.  The Arizona state rules call the site review process “Surface Characterization.”  The purpose is to identify site limitations like steep slopes and rock outcrops that will affect the location and design of the septic system. The reviewer will look for seven limiting factors: 1) Surface […]