186 Forest Hill, 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 
Crisp Fire Sprinklers Inc (817) 572-3663
TX, 76119
1 mile from Forest Hill
TX, 76119
1 mile from Forest Hill
ON MY OWN ENTERPRISES (817) 654-3316
TX, 76016
4 miles from Forest Hill
Circle M Co. (817) 516-8678
TX, 76060
5 miles from Forest Hill
Arbuckle Mountain Ranch (817) 293-9955
TX, 76140
5 miles from Forest Hill
TX, 76063
6 miles from Forest Hill
Bowman Environmental (817) 994-8418
TX, 76102
7 miles from Forest Hill
Texas Aerobic Service (817) 727-1263
TX, 76102
7 miles from Forest Hill
ALL TEST (817) 379-0856
TX, 76102
7 miles from Forest Hill
TX, 76001
8 miles from Forest Hill
TX, 76001
8 miles from Forest Hill
E L FORD BACKHOE SERVICE (817) 800-1949
TX, 76001
8 miles from Forest Hill
J & S BACKHOE & PRECAST (817) 401-0595
TX, 76001
8 miles from Forest Hill
TX, 76028
8 miles from Forest Hill
Sand Trap Services Inc (817) 877-5800
TX, 76102
8 miles from Forest Hill
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If you are building a Forest Hill, 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 Forest Hill, 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 Forest Hill, 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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