176 Florence, 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 
Blue Chem Services (512) 364-1032
Austin, TX, 78709
36 miles from Florence
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TX, 78633
11 miles from Florence
TX, 78642
12 miles from Florence
Countrywide Septic (210) 601-5528
TX,
44 miles from Florence
Advantage Wast Water Svs (512) 863-0700
TX, 78626
16 miles from Florence
Bader Kenneth (512) 355-2986
TX, 78605
16 miles from Florence
SELLMAN ENTERPRISES INC (512) 869-7821
TX, 78626
16 miles from Florence
TX, 78627
17 miles from Florence
TX, 78626
17 miles from Florence
Gator Boring & Trenching (512) 355-2986
TX, 78605
17 miles from Florence
Walden Co (512) 863-7899
TX, 78626
17 miles from Florence
WALDEN COMPANY (512) 863-7899
TX, 78626
17 miles from Florence
TX, 78626
17 miles from Florence
TX, 78626
17 miles from Florence
TX, 78626
17 miles from Florence
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If you are building a Florence, 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.

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 Florence, 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 Florence, 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.

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