3 Tests Quality Tornillo TX Septic System Installers Run Before Designing

Posted on: May 23, 2018 by in Septic System Installers
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Quality Tornillo TX septic system installers do a great deal of legwork, long before a unit gets put into the ground. A brand new unit will last many years, and possibly even generations, if it’s installed the right way, but it can fail instantly if it’s not. On top of that, all Tornillo TX septic system installers must obtain a permit for them to perform the install, and may have to partner with city or county officials to show that certain tests were run in order to proceed. These three evaluations are important initial steps that should always be taken before any work or designs are done, and it may also be advantageous to do them before you purchase a property, so you could be assured that a tank and leach field will be allowed.

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1. Pit

The pit test is fairly uncomplicated. In the course of this test, a hole is dug down and the soil is analyzed to figure out its structure. A standard leach field is reliant on the soil’s composition to drain successfully. If there is a lot of gravel or sand, your leach field should be capable to discharge the effluent (water) from the tank well, where the soil will finish cleaning it. If the soil has a considerable amount of clay or rock, it won’t sink well, and so a standard leach field will not be an alternative. If the location you’ve chosen does not successfully pass the pit test, you may be able to pick another site on your house or use an alternate kind of drain field, such as a mound system.

2. Perc

The perc, or percolation test, consists of excavating a 14-inch deep hole, adding a 2-inch layer of sand or gravel, and then filling it with water. The hole is commonly left drenched for about two hours, and topped off as needed. After this, the hole is filled with 6 inches of water and observed for drainage.

3. Visual

There are numerous things an inspector will check visually. The majority of units are gravity-fed, so they don’t depend on electricity or pumps to transfer effluent from the tank to the leach field. As a result of this, the slope of the ground is essential. An inspector will also seek out inclines that could feed excess water into the leach field, as well as nearby bodies of water, the water table, and distance from the proposed unit to things like the home and wells.

Work with Quality Tornillo TX Septic System Installers Now

Picking the right configuration, type of system, and evaluating the land correctly, are all integral steps in making sure an install goes off without a hitch. Most significantly, these steps ensure that the install is done properly, so that a system provides years of use without issue. If you’re preparing for an install, call Septic Tank Pros El Paso TX. Our partner professionals are knowledgeable and dedicated to quality, so you can be sure the job is done right. Call (325) 221-0088 now.

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