Septic System Services around Charlottesville, Virginia

If you live out in the country, chances are that you are on a private septic system for waste disposal.. The typical gravity fed system has a storage tank, a distribution box and a series of underground trenches that allow the biodegraded liquid waste to drain harmlessly into the soil. It’s all underground which means there is a lot of excavation work involved. There are several steps which begin and end with the county health department which will assure that the soils and size of the system are adequate for the size of the house. A well functioning septic system has an active,working bio chemistry and requires very little maintenance other than occasional pumping. Here are some resources for installation and servicing of private septic systems.