912 Bristol, CT Septic Tanks and Systems

Is the grass always greener over the septic tank? You might want to ask your Connecticut septic tanks and systems expert. More 
United Site Services- CT (203) 314-5413
Branford, CT, 06405
29 miles from Bristol
Unites Site Services is a national portable sanitation solutions provider with a broad range of construction site services to accommodate the many needs of builders and... Read More
Clinton, CT, 06413
35 miles from Bristol
Schumack Engineered Construction specializes in residential, commercial and municipal construction. For more than 30 years we have followed a simple principle: look below the... Read More
Southington, CT, 06489
7 miles from Bristol
Bristol, CT, 06010
Burlington, CT, 06013
5 miles from Bristol
Terryville, CT, 06786
3 miles from Bristol
Bristol, CT, 06010
ATLAS EXCAVATING INC. (860) 584-2678
Bristol, CT, 06010
American Septic Service (860) 314-0252
Terryville, CT, 06786
4 miles from Bristol
Plainville, CT, 06062
5 miles from Bristol
Bristol, CT, 06010
AMERICAN SEPTIC SERVICE (860) 314-0252
Terryville, CT, 06786
5 miles from Bristol
Darien, CT, 06820
50 miles from Bristol
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A-1 Enterprises Llc (860) 677-1329
Farmington, CT, 06032
6 miles from Bristol
BENSAVAGE JOHN H LLC (860) 283-7288
Plymouth, CT, 06782
6 miles from Bristol
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If you are building a Bristol, CT 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 Hartford, Waterbury, New Britain, West Hartford and Meriden.

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 Bristol, CT 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 Bristol, CT 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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