Septic Facts (FAQ)
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The septic drain field is the largest part of a septic system. The individual parts of a septic system typically consist of the septic tank, a distribution box, and drain field lines (also known as “leach lines”).
A septic tank is a watertight container, made from reinforced concrete or traffic-rated plastic. It is typically located right outside the home, buried completely underground. Newer septic systems will often have risers installed on the septic tank allowing easy...