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Septic System Myths You Should Know

Myth: A distribution pipe provides equal distribution. False – Several studies have concluded that a perforated distribution pipe does not provide “equal distribution” within gravity-fed onsite wastewater treatment systems. However, under gravity flow a biomat will develop and provide equal distribution or pressure dosing is a mechanical method to achieve equal distribution. Myth: A distribution…

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EZflow System Frequently Asked Questions

The Infiltrator EZflow septic system is an environmentally friendly replacement to traditional stone and pipe drainfields using an engineered geosynthetic aggregate modular design. The gravelless EZflow system is designed to improve drainfield performance by eliminating the fines and reducing compaction and embedment associated with stone. Preassembled units include a 3″ or 4″ perforated drain pipe surrounded…

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Tips to Prevent Septic Tank and Sewer System Damage during Muskegon Winters

Septic tanks and centralized sewer systems are underground chambers made from concrete or plastic that collect and store domestic solid waste and wastewater. A septic pipeline or sewer pipeline is connected to septic tanks or centralized sewer systems. Do not drive vehicles or heavy equipment over a tank. Place an 8 to 12 inch layer of mulch over the pipes and…