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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 […]

Septic System Setbacks

Published on October 14, 2010 By Kathy Mills

Setbacks for a septic system in Arizona are required by the state rules to prevent groundwater pollution, improve the life of the system, and avoid problems. Well 100 ft Drinking water intake from a water body, spring, well tapping streambed 200 ft Waterline or Water Service 10 ft or 5 ft Stream, Lake, Reservoir, or […]