266 Ovid, MI Septic Tanks and Systems

Is the grass always greener over the septic tank? You might want to ask your Michigan septic tanks and systems expert. More 
Miller Al Septic Service (989) 834-2733
Ovid, MI, 48866
AL MILLER SEPTIC SERVICE (989) 834-2733
Ovid, MI, 48866
Owosso, MI, 48867
8 miles from Ovid
Saint Johns, MI, 48879
9 miles from Ovid
G A HUNT EXCAVATING LLC (989) 227-1222
Saint Johns, MI, 48879
10 miles from Ovid
Saint Johns, MI, 48879
10 miles from Ovid
Owosso, MI, 48867
10 miles from Ovid
Ordiway Larry L (989) 834-5438
Owosso, MI, 48867
11 miles from Ovid
Cordier Timothy (989) 723-4322
Owosso, MI, 48867
11 miles from Ovid
Cordier Excavating (989) 723-4322
Owosso, MI, 48867
11 miles from Ovid
FLINT, MI, 48506
38 miles from Ovid
Howell, MI, 48843
39 miles from Ovid
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Charlotte, MI, 48813
41 miles from Ovid
Bay City, MI, 48708
48 miles from Ovid
Birchmeier Well & Septic (989) 743-4200
Owosso, MI, 48867
13 miles from Ovid
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If you are building a Ovid, MI 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 Owosso, Saint Johns, New Haven, DeWitt and Corunna.

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 Ovid, MI 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 Ovid, MI 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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