1,377 Irvington, NY Septic Tanks and Systems

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Sussex, NJ, 07461
41 miles from Irvington
Excavating Company sepcializing in Septic system design, repair, replace. Licensed Advanced Waste Water Treatment System Installer. Drainage, sewer, site work, new construction,... Read More
Tristate Communications (914) 524-8100
NY, 10591
3 miles from Irvington
Marmo Anthony (914) 631-7343
NY, 10591
4 miles from Irvington
Darien, CT, 06820
21 miles from Irvington
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Business (082) 321-9332
NYC, NY, 10010
22 miles from Irvington
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NY, 10601
6 miles from Irvington
NY, 10601
6 miles from Irvington
Hauck George C Cesspools (201) 327-0652
NJ, 07648
6 miles from Irvington
NJ, 07648
6 miles from Irvington
NJ, 07624
6 miles from Irvington
All County Septic Service (201) 768-8877
NJ, 07624
6 miles from Irvington
ZUIDEMA DAVID & SONS INC (201) 768-7485
NJ, 07624
6 miles from Irvington
NY, 10532
7 miles from Irvington
NY, 10989
7 miles from Irvington
All County Earthcare (201) 768-8877
NJ, 07624
7 miles from Irvington
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If you are building a Irvington, 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 Irvington, 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 Irvington, 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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