188 Alexandria, OH Septic Tanks and Systems

Is the grass always greener over the septic tank? You might want to ask your Ohio septic tanks and systems expert. More 
Pataskala, OH, 43062
7 miles from Alexandria
J A W EXCAVATING LLC (740) 404-3858
Granville, OH, 43023
3 miles from Alexandria
Granville, OH, 43023
6 miles from Alexandria
Granville, OH, 43023
6 miles from Alexandria
Down To Earth Excavating (740) 321-1166
Granville, OH, 43023
7 miles from Alexandria
Ace Septic Tank Service (740) 927-6521
Newark, OH, 43055
10 miles from Alexandria
AFFORDABLE SEPTIC (740) 366-7624
Newark, OH, 43055
12 miles from Alexandria
Newark, OH, 43055
12 miles from Alexandria
Newark, OH, 43055
12 miles from Alexandria
Allstar Septic Pumping (740) 323-2606
Newark, OH, 43055
12 miles from Alexandria
Westerville, OH, 43081
14 miles from Alexandria
Bank Sanitation LLC (740) 397-2595
Mount Vernon, OH, 43050
15 miles from Alexandria
WESSCO SEPTIC PUMPING (740) 763-0363
Newark, OH, 43056
15 miles from Alexandria
A & B Sanitation Inc (614) 471-1535
Columbus, OH, 43230
15 miles from Alexandria
A & B Sanitation Inc (614) 471-8060
Columbus, OH, 43230
15 miles from Alexandria
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If you are building a Alexandria, OH 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. You can find more septic tanks & systems in Columbus, Newark, Westerville, Gahanna and Reynoldsburg.

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 Alexandria, OH 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 Alexandria, OH 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. Here are some related professionals and vendors to complement the work of septic tanks & systems: General Contractors, Plumbing Contractors.

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