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Conventional Septic Systems in Arizona

Published on January 25, 2012 By Kathy Mills

Arizona Conventional Septic Systems In conventional septic systems the water flows by gravity from the house to the septic tank then to the disposal system.  The disposal system is installed in soil where the water is treated by bacteria and other microbes along with physical filtering by the soil. A conventional septic system is installed […]

Introduction to septic-design.info

Published on July 5, 2010 By Kathy Mills

The purpose of this blog is to discuss issues related to septic system or on-site wastewater system design in Arizona.  The state rules and related County rules are what control the design process. Topics that will be covered: 1. Site Investigations (percolation testing): preparing for testing, steps to complete field work and report. 2. Building […]