452 Adamstown, MD Septic Tanks and Systems

Is the grass always greener over the septic tank? You might want to ask your Maryland septic tanks and systems expert. More 
MD, 21717
3 miles from Adamstown
Don's Johns (877) 986-4538
Chantilly, VA, 20152
29 miles from Adamstown
Don’s Johns,Inc. was one of the first temporary restroom companies on the East Coast. Family owned and operated, we are the leading provider of portable restroom rentals,... Read More
Hanson John & Susan (301) 371-9172
MD, 21755
7 miles from Adamstown
Nutricycle Systems Llc (301) 371-9172
MD, 21755
7 miles from Adamstown
MD, 20842
7 miles from Adamstown
Carlisle J Maurice Inc (301) 874-5663
MD, 20842
7 miles from Adamstown
Frederick Septic Co (301) 748-2297
MD, 21701
10 miles from Adamstown
SENSENIG TERRI MD (301) 698-1033
MD, 21701
10 miles from Adamstown
D.A. SENSENIG INC. (301) 845-8806
MD, 21702
10 miles from Adamstown
Murphy P M Septic Service (301) 865-3062
MD, 21754
10 miles from Adamstown
Murphy Patrick M (301) 865-3062
MD, 21754
10 miles from Adamstown
Roelkey's Septic Systems (301) 432-5145
MD, 21758
12 miles from Adamstown
Tolley Enterprises Inc (301) 831-6037
MD, 21770
12 miles from Adamstown
MD, 21758
13 miles from Adamstown
FREDERICK SEPTIC CO (301) 698-1033
MD, 21701
13 miles from Adamstown
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If you are building a Adamstown, MD home that isn’t near a sewer system hookup, you’ll want to hire an excavation company that specializes in septic system design and installation.

How Do Septic Tank Systems Work?


A large concrete or steel septic tank can hold up to 1,000 gallons of water. Wastewater comes down into the tank on one side from your Adamstown, MD home’s sewage pipes and leaves the tank on the other side. Gases go up through a vent pipe through the roof of the house. Wastewater flows out of the septic tank and into a drain field made of perforated pipes, deeply buried and covered in gravel-filled trenches.

The drain field tends to be about 6 feet deep and 2 feet wide. Ultimately, the size of the drain field depends on how well the soil absorbs water, with slow-absorbing soil requiring a larger drain field. About 3 feet of gravel covers the drain pipes, with dirt filling the remainder.

Installing a septic tank system is best left to a licensed advanced wastewater treatment system installer, who can anticipate what size drain field your Adamstown, MD system will need. Whether you’re working on a new build or a remodel, make sure your septic expert and installer openly communicates with your contractor or builder.

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