151 Alpine, AL Septic Tanks and Systems

Is the grass always greener over the septic tank? You might want to ask your Alabama septic tanks and systems expert. More 
Talladega, AL, 35160
9 miles from Alpine
Freeman Septic Tank (205) 678-9014
Columbiana, AL, 35051
24 miles from Alpine
Peoples Sanitation (256) 378-6886
Childersburg, AL, 35044
10 miles from Alpine
Greg Pruitt Septic Tanks (256) 245-4557
Alpine, AL, 35014
Jemison, AL, 35085
38 miles from Alpine
Bessemer, AL, 35023
45 miles from Alpine
Pell City, AL, 35125
14 miles from Alpine
Pell City, AL, 35125
14 miles from Alpine
Ponder Equipment (256) 249-4523
Sylacauga, AL, 35150
14 miles from Alpine
GROUNDWORKS (256) 378-7418
Sylacauga, AL, 35150
14 miles from Alpine
Pell City, AL, 35125
14 miles from Alpine
PUMP MASTERS (205) 884-0143
Pell City, AL, 35125
15 miles from Alpine
Greg Pruitt Septic Tanks (256) 245-4557
Sylacauga, AL, 35150
16 miles from Alpine
Wells Septic Tank Service (205) 338-8590
Pell City, AL, 35125
18 miles from Alpine
Sylacauga, AL, 35150
19 miles from Alpine
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If you are building a Alpine, AL 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 Talladega, Moody, Pell City, Riverside and Vincent.

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 Alpine, AL 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 Alpine, AL 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.

Find septic tank and system professionals on Houzz. Narrow your search in the Professionals section of the website to Alpine, AL residential septic tank and system experts and installers. Read through professional profiles for information on licensing, qualifications and experience.
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