1,002 Halifax, MA Septic Tanks and Systems

Is the grass always greener over the septic tank? You might want to ask your Massachusetts septic tanks and systems expert. More 
North Easton, MA, 02356
14 miles from Halifax
Jacobs Driscoll Engineering is a land development engineering and land surveying firm located in the Metro South area of Massachusetts. We provide land development permitting,... Read More
A E Wood Excavating Llc (781) 293-7890
MA, 02341
5 miles from Halifax
MA, 02338
Lazer Trak Inc (781) 585-5225
MA, 02367
5 miles from Halifax
MA, 02360
9 miles from Halifax
MA, 02333
6 miles from Halifax
Crystal Construction Corp (781) 585-7045
MA, 02364
6 miles from Halifax
Morse Construction (508) 947-3360
MA, 02346
6 miles from Halifax
Southeast Septic Services (774) 435-1923
MA, 02330
6 miles from Halifax
Thomas Brothers Inc (508) 866-4530
MA, 02330
6 miles from Halifax
Dubord Claude & Sons Inc (508) 697-2621
MA, 02324
6 miles from Halifax
Boraczek Septic And Drain (978) 374-8803
MA, 02364
6 miles from Halifax
McGongle Septic Services (508) 697-9104
MA, 02324
6 miles from Halifax
Byron & Grillo Inc (781) 585-1446
MA, 02332
7 miles from Halifax
Coots Bros Inc (508) 690-1205
MA, 02333
7 miles from Halifax
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If you are building a Halifax, MA 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 Halifax, MA 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 Halifax, MA 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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