Septic Leach Fields, Mounds and How to Check that Tank.


This picture demonstrates the percolation of septic effluent in different soils.


Mound construction details.


Section detail of typical mound septic system.


A head on demonstration section of a leach line in a mound on a sloped surface.


Illustration of curtain drain system.


Section detail of curtain component of septic system.


Illustration of septic drain field in need of a curtain drain.


A properly installed curtain drain before the leach field.


Septic scum measurement steps.


Septic sludge measurement steps.





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Last Updated June 22, 2008