How To Build Septic Tank Systems
Introduction: You can avoid the cost of hiring a septic designer and excavator, but don’t let friends convince you that these jobs are without value. Be aware that like buying property this aspect of homesteading, if not handled with cold reason and great care, could ruin Thanksgiving dinner and many restful nights sleep. How to build septic tank systems? It’s all here.
1 :The site evaluation is step one
The closest neighbor’s house can be seen in the photo to the left. The dirt dug from the two test holes can be seen at the back of the lot at the edge of the farm field above and on either side of the green power transformer. The site is ready for the site evaluation with local health. Design and construction will be cramped. With small and tight lots, every inch of space is needed. A survey is usually advised to ensure that setbacks from property lines are met. Note the red survey steak marking the lot corner pin behind the transformer. Local health will usually provide a package of forms and information explaining the application process. The helpfulness of health inspectors is generally better in the rural counties, but they will not tell you how to build septic tank systems. That information follows;