77 Howard, GA Septic Tanks and Systems

Is the grass always greener over the septic tank? You might want to ask your Georgia septic tanks and systems expert. More 
AWJ Services (404) 557-7819
Jackson, GA, 30233
50 miles from Howard
When it comes to Atlanta septic installations, there is only one company to call on, and that's AWJ Services. We do all types of installation, even alternative septic systems. We... Read More
Rowe Septic Tank Service (706) 846-9901
Manchester, GA, 31816
22 miles from Howard
Morgan Well Drilling (706) 648-2448
Thomaston, GA, 30286
24 miles from Howard
Thomaston, GA, 30286
24 miles from Howard
Thomaston, GA, 30286
25 miles from Howard
Thomaston, GA, 30286
25 miles from Howard
Gossett's Septic Service (706) 647-1671
Yatesville, GA, 31097
26 miles from Howard
Himes Sanitation (478) 822-9462
Fort Valley, GA, 31030
29 miles from Howard
Himes Sanitation (478) 822-9462
Fort Valley, GA, 31030
29 miles from Howard
Cataula, GA, 31804
29 miles from Howard
Marshall Septic Tank Co (478) 836-5281
Lizella, GA, 31052
30 miles from Howard
Cataula, GA, 31804
30 miles from Howard
Cataula, GA, 31804
30 miles from Howard
Brand Septic Tank Service (478) 472-8568
Montezuma, GA, 31063
33 miles from Howard
Zebulon, GA, 30295
34 miles from Howard
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If you are building a Howard, GA 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 Butler, Sardis, Talbotton, Woodland and Salem.

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 Howard, GA 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 Howard, GA 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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