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Gravity Flow System, Septic Tank, Distribution Box
to Drain Field Maintenance Plan

Septic Tank

Test PH levels for acid/alkaline readings

Inspect for signs of leaking and ground water penetration

Check the scum and sludge levels

Inspect risers and lids and tank structure and confirm they are in good repair

It is recommended to vacuum the tank every 3 years at a minimum

Distribution Box

Inspect box for uneven settling and structural integrity

Vacuum the box and jet steam every 5 to 8 years as needed

Ensure uniform flow

Drain Field

Inspect inappropriate drainage in or near the dispersal area

Inspect for surfacing effluent and inappropriate vegetation growth

Observe the field end cleanouts

Inspect for abnormal settling erosion

Inspect as required with a pipe inspection camera

Vacuum and jet steam field dispersal lines

Monitor traffic impact

A maintenance and monitoring visit should be done annually before snow fall to provide continuous monitoring of your system. Please contact us to set up an appointment.

We appreciate your business and look forward to being of continued service.

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