100 Hills, IA Septic Tanks and Systems

Is the grass always greener over the septic tank? You might want to ask your Iowa septic tanks and systems expert. More 
Meade Systems Inc. (319) 354-7066
IOWA CITY, IA, US 52246
7 miles from Hills
We supply all your needs for all types of septic systems. We work in conjunction with the best excavators and system installers in the area and will provide contact names and... Read More 
Wilkinson Precast Inc (319) 648-2708
Riverside, IA, US 52327
5 miles from Hills
Port-O Jonny (319) 354-3441
Iowa City, IA, US 52240
6 miles from Hills
Septic Services Of Iowa (319) 648-3122
Riverside, IA, US 52327
7 miles from Hills
IOWA FIRE EQUIPMENT CO (319) 337-4434
Iowa City, IA, US 52240
7 miles from Hills
Iowa City, IA, US 52240
7 miles from Hills
Iowa City, IA, US 52240
7 miles from Hills
Iowa City, IA, US 52246
9 miles from Hills
Iowa City, IA, US 52240
9 miles from Hills
Landis Ervin Excavating (319) 683-2877
Kalona, IA, US 52247
12 miles from Hills
Lynch's Excavating Inc (319) 643-7135
West Branch, IA, US 52358
13 miles from Hills
Fairfield, IA, US 52556
45 miles from Hills
Kos Excavating (319) 656-2621
Kalona, IA, US 52247
13 miles from Hills
City Sewer Service (319) 351-7900
Iowa City, IA, US 52240
15 miles from Hills
Broders Excavating Lc (563) 264-2085
Nichols, IA, US 52766
18 miles from Hills
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If you are building a Hills, IA 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 Iowa City, Coralville, West Liberty, West Branch and Lone Tree.

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 Hills, IA 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 Hills, IA 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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