288 Bristol, IN Septic Tanks and Systems

Is the grass always greener over the septic tank? You might want to ask your Indiana septic tanks and systems expert. More 
Bristol, IN, 46507
Barnes Albert (574) 848-4810
Bristol, IN, 46507
Bristol, IN, 46507
Barnes Backhoe Service (574) 848-4810
Bristol, IN, 46507
Abc Excavating (574) 848-0331
Bristol, IN, 46507
Barnes Albert (574) 848-4810
Elkhart, IN, 46516
6 miles from Bristol
Barnes Backhoe Service (574) 848-4810
Elkhart, IN, 46516
6 miles from Bristol
Stone Septic Service (269) 641-2057
Edwardsburg, MI, 49112
7 miles from Bristol
Edwardsburg, MI, 49112
7 miles from Bristol
Middlebury Septic Inc (574) 293-0038
Elkhart, IN, 46516
7 miles from Bristol
ELKHART SEPTIC INC (574) 262-4767
Elkhart, IN, 46514
7 miles from Bristol
Elkhart Septic (574) 262-4767
Elkhart, IN, 46514
7 miles from Bristol
ABC Excavating (574) 202-7485
Goshen, IN, 46528
7 miles from Bristol
Hunts Septic Cleaning (574) 262-4538
Elkhart, IN, 46514
8 miles from Bristol
A-Sani-Kan Portable Signs (574) 293-2417
Elkhart, IN, 46514
8 miles from Bristol
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If you are building a Bristol, IN 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 Elkhart, Goshen, Dunlap, Simonton Lake and Middlebury.

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, IN 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, IN 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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