129 Athens, 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 
Athens, OH, 45701
Clark's Septic Tank (740) 797-4847
Millfield, OH, 45761
7 miles from Athens
Sickels Sanitation (740) 592-3480
Athens, OH, 45701
Tyler (304) 666-6666
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35 miles from Athens
Chase Excavating Llc (740) 698-3101
Albany, OH, 45710
9 miles from Athens
Crabtree Septic Services (740) 698-4600
Albany, OH, 45710
12 miles from Athens
Miller Sanitation (740) 662-3035
Stewart, OH, 45778
13 miles from Athens
Jack's Septic Service Llc (740) 992-7119
Pomeroy, OH, 45769
13 miles from Athens
Brickles David & Edith (740) 992-7119
Pomeroy, OH, 45769
13 miles from Athens
Pataskala, OH, 43062
50 miles from Athens
Pomeroy, OH, 45769
15 miles from Athens
Coolville, OH, 45723
16 miles from Athens
Huntley Joe (740) 385-9044
New Plymouth, OH, 45654
19 miles from Athens
New Plymouth, OH, 45654
19 miles from Athens
Logan, OH, 43138
20 miles from Athens
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If you are building a Athens, 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 Chauncey, Jacksonville, Chesterhill, Stewart and Carbon Hill.

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 Athens, 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 Athens, 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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