How Do You Fix Septic Tank Water Problems?
The purpose of your septic system is to break down the waste products from your home into a liquid form. This liquid is then fed into field lines where it can be absorbed into the soil and/or evaporate into the atmosphere. A septic system has few natural enemies. The primary area of concern are roots from trees or shrubs and excessive water. Limit the amount of water entering your septic system or the area of your system and the system will work far more efficiently and trouble free. Repair any water leaks as quickly as possible. According to the Handbook of Water Use and Conservation, as much as 13.7 percent of water used domestically is in the form of leaks. By making repairs on a timely basis, you can reduce much of this waste and reduce the amount of water entering your septic system. The less water entering your septic system, the more efficient the system will operate. Wash only full loads of dishes and clothes. This will reduce the number of loads washed as well as the amount of