278 Highland Park, IL Septic Tanks and Systems

Is the grass always greener over the septic tank? You might want to ask your Illinois septic tanks and systems expert. More 
Vollmar Clay Products Co (847) 540-5850
Lake Zurich, IL, US 60047
15 miles from Highland Park
Lake Zurich, IL, US 60047
15 miles from Highland Park
Elk Grove Village, IL, US 60007
16 miles from Highland Park
MAINLINE SEWER & SEPTIC (847) 740-4709
Grayslake, IL, US 60030
17 miles from Highland Park
TRI-COUNTY TRENCHING (630) 766-3507
Bensenville, IL, US 60106
18 miles from Highland Park
Bensenville, IL, US 60106
18 miles from Highland Park
Sub Surface Construction (847) 740-3100
Round Lake, IL, US 60073
19 miles from Highland Park
BIGFOOT ENTERPRISES (847) 360-8666
Wadsworth, IL, US 60083
19 miles from Highland Park
Sewer Eyes (847) 360-8666
Wadsworth, IL, US 60083
19 miles from Highland Park
Arrow Septic & Sewer (847) 416-6940
Wauconda, IL, US 60084
19 miles from Highland Park
Arrow Septic & Sewer (847) 416-6938
Wauconda, IL, US 60084
19 miles from Highland Park
Lake Cook Trenching Inc (847) 526-0799
Wauconda, IL, US 60084
20 miles from Highland Park
J W Trenching Inc (847) 381-1340
Lake Barrington, IL, US 60010
20 miles from Highland Park
S A WEIDNER INC (847) 740-9002
Wauconda, IL, US 60084
21 miles from Highland Park
Lake Barrington, IL, US 60010
21 miles from Highland Park
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If you are building a Highland Park, IL 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. You can find more septic tanks & systems in Chicago, Waukegan, Arlington Heights, Evanston and Schaumburg.

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 Highland Park, IL 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 Highland Park, IL 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. Here are some related professionals and vendors to complement the work of septic tanks & systems: General Contractors, Plumbing Contractors.

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