444 Merrifield, VA Septic Tanks and Systems

Is the grass always greener over the septic tank? You might want to ask your Virginia septic tanks and systems expert. More 
Don's Johns (877) 986-4538
Chantilly, VA, 20152
16 miles from Merrifield
Don’s Johns,Inc. was one of the first temporary restroom companies on the East Coast. Family owned and operated, we are the leading provider of portable restroom rentals,... Read More
VA, 22101
5 miles from Merrifield
VA, 22180
3 miles from Merrifield
Ar-Jons (703) 281-3202
VA, 22180
1 mile from Merrifield
VA, 22015
5 miles from Merrifield
Jerry Stewart (703) 471-6659
VA, 22030
6 miles from Merrifield
VA, 22030
6 miles from Merrifield
PETRUZZI REGINA M (703) 631-2222
VA, 22030
7 miles from Merrifield
Don's Johns Incorporated (703) 273-7100
VA, 22030
7 miles from Merrifield
Five Star Septic (703) 716-0707
VA, 20195
8 miles from Merrifield
FIVE STAR SEPTIC (703) 716-0707
VA, 20190
9 miles from Merrifield
A & M Septic Service LLC (703) 350-1121
VA, 22301
10 miles from Merrifield
Liming Brothers (703) 768-8131
VA, 22301
10 miles from Merrifield
VA, 22301
10 miles from Merrifield
VA, 22313
11 miles from Merrifield
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If you are building a Merrifield, VA 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 Merrifield, VA 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 Merrifield, VA 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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