Entries by erikp

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How to Maintain your Septic tank

Congratulations!  You have a new septic system.  You spent a good amount of money having it put in and like any piece of equipment needs a little preventative maintenance periodically to extend the life of your septic system.   As you create waste water throughout the day, it gets collected in your septic tank and […]

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Septic Tank Installation Guidelines

BACKGROUND All tanks manufactured at Glacier Precast Concrete have been inspected and tested at the manufacturing plant. Proper installation of each tank is critical for it to function properly and remain water-tight. Many of the problems experienced with tank operation, or of tanks leaking (either water flowing into or out of the tank), or of […]

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Septic Tank Design Considerations

Sewage system are critical pieces of equipment we use daily in our homes, businesses and factories.  You don’t think about it because they are so reliable. Industrial sewage systems have done more to reduce death than any other invention.  Good sanitation helps prevent cholera, diarrhea, dysentery, Hepatitis A, typhoid and polio.  Septic system support the […]