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Seven Site Limitations for Septic System Design

Published on October 15, 2010 By Kathy Mills

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 […]

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 […]