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

Published on December 18, 2013 By Kathy Mills

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 […]

Secrets of Septic Tanks with Leach Trenches

Published on April 12, 2012 By Kathy Mills

What is a Trench Leach Field Septic System? Septic leach trenches for disposal of septic tank effluent are 1 to 3 feet wide trenches that have up to 4 feet of aggregate rock with a perforated pipe installed down the middle of the trench on the top of the rock.  The pipe is connected to […]

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 […]