781 Norwood, PA Septic Tanks and Systems

Is the grass always greener over the septic tank? You might want to ask your Pennsylvania septic tanks and systems expert. More 
ABC Septic Service (800) 478-2288
Little Egg Harbor Twp, NJ, 08087
50 miles from Norwood
With over 20 years of experience in the industry, ABC is the one to call. From septic inspections to repairs, to system replacement, we are on the job in Ocean County NJ Read More
Skilet Septic Tank (484) 461-4100
PA, 19018
3 miles from Norwood
Ziegler (215) 249-3482
PA, 19029
3 miles from Norwood
Skilet Septic Tank (484) 461-4100
PA, 19050
4 miles from Norwood
Ingleside Homes, Inc. (302) 575-0250
Wilmington, DE, 19806
17 miles from Norwood
Enabling seniors to live the fullest possible life, this non-profit assisted living facility fosters a culture of values and respect. Visit or schedule a tour of our retirement... Read More
ONSITE MANAGEMENT INC (610) 430-3100
PA, 19013
6 miles from Norwood
PA, 19082
6 miles from Norwood
Brandywine Backflow Inc (610) 446-1919
PA, 19083
6 miles from Norwood
NJ, 08020
7 miles from Norwood
FRANC ENVIROMENTAL (215) 392-2768
PA, 19102
7 miles from Norwood
CROSSLAND EXCAVATION (267) 767-8683
PA, 19102
7 miles from Norwood
Ace Cesspool Co Llc (610) 494-5095
PA, 19063
7 miles from Norwood
C.H. Excavating, Inc. (609) 443-4200
Monroe, NJ, 08831
50 miles from Norwood
C.H. Excavating, Inc. provides Site Development, Excavation, Demolition, Backhoe & Bulldozer, and Land Clearing services in the Central Jersey area. We are a top-rated excavator... Read More
Bill Sweigart Waste Water (610) 485-3272
PA, 19014
9 miles from Norwood
PA, 19014
9 miles from Norwood
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If you are building a Norwood, PA 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 Norwood, PA 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 Norwood, PA 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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