143 Palmyra, IN Septic Tanks and Systems

Is the grass always greener over the septic tank? You might want to ask your Indiana septic tanks and systems expert. More 
Coomer Jerry & Ann (812) 364-4160
Palmyra, IN, US 47164
Palmyra, IN, US 47164
Salem, IN, US 47167
7 miles from Palmyra
Baiocchi David & Barbara (812) 883-3104
Salem, IN, US 47167
7 miles from Palmyra
Depauw, IN, US 47115
7 miles from Palmyra
French Lick, IN, US 47432
29 miles from Palmyra
Water, sewer, septic installation and repair, septic pumping, excavation, erosion control, site work. Read More 
Shewmaker Septic Service (812) 366-3540
Corydon, IN, US 47112
10 miles from Palmyra
Salem, IN, US 47167
11 miles from Palmyra
Thorn Orwick (812) 738-8201
Corydon, IN, US 47112
12 miles from Palmyra
BECHT ENTERPRISES INC (812) 923-7459
Floyds Knobs, IN, US 47119
13 miles from Palmyra
Salem, IN, US 47167
14 miles from Palmyra
Salem, IN, US 47167
14 miles from Palmyra
Salem, IN, US 47167
14 miles from Palmyra
Hoosier Precast Inc (812) 883-4665
Salem, IN, US 47167
14 miles from Palmyra
Corydon, IN, US 47112
16 miles from Palmyra
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If you are building a Palmyra, IN 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 New Albany, Salem, Corydon, Galena and New Pekin.

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 Palmyra, IN 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 Palmyra, IN 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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