95 Alto, TX Septic Tanks and Systems

Is the grass always greener over the septic tank? You might want to ask your Texas septic tanks and systems expert. More 
UPSHAW SEPTIC SYSTEMS (936) 552-1112
Douglass, TX, 75943
10 miles from Alto
Lufkin, TX, 75904
28 miles from Alto
E Tex Concrete Products (936) 564-0313
Nacogdoches, TX, 75964
14 miles from Alto
Randy's Septic Service (903) 795-3730
Jacksonville, TX, 75766
18 miles from Alto
Green Sewer Service (936) 569-7672
Nacogdoches, TX, 75964
23 miles from Alto
Septic Tank Place The (903) 586-4441
Jacksonville, TX, 75766
24 miles from Alto
Lufkin, TX, 75904
24 miles from Alto
Weaver Septic Service (903) 589-7929
Jacksonville, TX, 75766
24 miles from Alto
SOCIA SEPTIC SYSTEMS (936) 560-6483
Nacogdoches, TX, 75964
24 miles from Alto
Socia Septic Systems (936) 560-6483
Nacogdoches, TX, 75964
24 miles from Alto
RELIABLE WASTEWATER (936) 564-6252
Nacogdoches, TX, 75965
25 miles from Alto
DILLON FORREST A (936) 564-6252
Nacogdoches, TX, 75965
25 miles from Alto
Alligator Annie's (936) 559-0157
Nacogdoches, TX, 75965
26 miles from Alto
T & A Septic Tank Service (936) 544-3410
Crockett, TX, 75835
27 miles from Alto
Lufkin, TX, 75904
28 miles from Alto
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If you are building a Alto, TX 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 Lufkin, Nacogdoches, Jacksonville, Crockett and Rusk.

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 Alto, TX 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 Alto, TX 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 Alto, TX residential septic tank and system experts and installers. Read through professional profiles for information on licensing, qualifications and experience.
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