170 Franklin, NY Septic Tanks and Systems

Is the grass always greener over the septic tank? You might want to ask your New York septic tanks and systems expert. More 
L Robinson Excavating (607) 829-5410
NY, 13775
NY, 13856
8 miles from Franklin
NY, 13411
23 miles from Franklin
NY, 13815
24 miles from Franklin
Sons Inc Reed & (607) 432-6733
NY, 13825
10 miles from Franklin
REED & SONS (607) 432-6733
NY, 13825
10 miles from Franklin
Reed & Sons Inc (607) 432-6733
NY, 13825
10 miles from Franklin
NY, 13450
32 miles from Franklin
Neale Harold A Jr (607) 865-6895
NY, 13856
12 miles from Franklin
NEALE HAROLD A JR (607) 865-6895
NY, 13856
12 miles from Franklin
Neale Harold A Jr & Judy (607) 865-6895
NY, 13856
12 miles from Franklin
GARYS COUNTRY SIDE SEPTIC (607) 865-4656
NY, 13856
12 miles from Franklin
REED & SONS INC (607) 432-6733
NY, 13820
12 miles from Franklin
Neale Harold A Jr (607) 865-6895
NY, 13856
13 miles from Franklin
Pawlikowski's Excavating (607) 746-2424
NY, 13753
13 miles from Franklin
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If you are building a Franklin, NY 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 Franklin, NY 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 Franklin, NY 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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