147 Cherokee, CA Septic Tanks and Systems

Is the grass always greener over the septic tank? You might want to ask your California septic tanks and systems expert. More 
CA, 95965
4 miles from Cherokee
THRIFTY ROOTER (530) 589-2170
CA, 95965
4 miles from Cherokee
Oroville Septic Service (530) 533-5465
CA, 95965
4 miles from Cherokee
Thrifty Rooter (530) 872-8720
CA, 95969
8 miles from Cherokee
Ashbaugh Don (530) 877-8064
CA, 95969
9 miles from Cherokee
Paradise Sanitation (530) 877-3207
CA, 95969
9 miles from Cherokee
CA, 95969
9 miles from Cherokee
RE CONSTRUCTION (530) 872-8338
CA, 95969
10 miles from Cherokee
CA, 95969
10 miles from Cherokee
Tom Septic Systems (530) 533-6095
CA, 95966
14 miles from Cherokee
Dobrich & Sons Septic (530) 873-9901
CA, 95954
16 miles from Cherokee
Hydrotec Solutions (530) 891-4420
CA, 95928
16 miles from Cherokee
QUALITY WATER SPECIALISTS (530) 343-5100
CA, 95928
16 miles from Cherokee
Thrifty Rooter (530) 891-4445
CA, 95928
16 miles from Cherokee
Tom's Septic Systems (530) 533-6095
CA, 95966
16 miles from Cherokee
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If you are building a Cherokee, CA 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.

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 Cherokee, CA 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 Cherokee, CA 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.

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