195 Oakville, MO Septic Tanks and Systems

Is the grass always greener over the septic tank? You might want to ask your Missouri septic tanks and systems expert. More 
Arnold, MO, US 63010
5 miles from Oakville
Arnold, MO, US 63010
6 miles from Oakville
Columbia, IL, US 62236
6 miles from Oakville
AA QUICK (636) 296-1211
Arnold, MO, US 63010
6 miles from Oakville
AA QUICK (636) 296-1211
Arnold, MO, US 63010
6 miles from Oakville
Columbia, IL, US 62236
6 miles from Oakville
Weber Industries (314) 631-9200
Saint Louis, MO, US 63123
7 miles from Oakville
Saint Louis, MO, US 63119
8 miles from Oakville
Cedar Hill, MO, US 63016
21 miles from Oakville
Rusty's Excavating (618) 476-7812
Millstadt, IL, US 62260
10 miles from Oakville
D & S DRILLING (618) 476-3382
Millstadt, IL, US 62260
10 miles from Oakville
WALLACH SEPTIC SERVICE (314) 852-3516
Saint Louis, MO, US 63122
10 miles from Oakville
Saint Louis, MO, US 63122
10 miles from Oakville
GATEWAY MECHANICAL (636) 680-2222
Fenton, MO, US 63026
10 miles from Oakville
King Septic Service (314) 822-1212
Saint Louis, MO, US 63122
10 miles from Oakville
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If you are building a Oakville, MO 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 Saint Louis, St Louis, Florissant, Chesterfield and Belleville.

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 Oakville, MO 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 Oakville, MO 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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