219 Palmyra, 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 
Adrian, MI, US 49221
6 miles from Palmyra
Surveyor (517) 263-4515
Adrian, MI, US 49221
6 miles from Palmyra
Lenawee Sanitation Inc (517) 423-7919
Tecumseh, MI, US 49286
7 miles from Palmyra
Lenawee Port-A-Toilets (517) 423-2015
Tecumseh, MI, US 49286
7 miles from Palmyra
Lenawee (517) 423-7919
Tecumseh, MI, US 49286
7 miles from Palmyra
Tri-County Septic (517) 265-2711
Adrian, MI, US 49221
8 miles from Palmyra
Britton, MI, US 49229
10 miles from Palmyra
Britton, MI, US 49229
10 miles from Palmyra
Kossen Excavating Llc (616) 457-2140
Jasper, MI, US 49248
10 miles from Palmyra
AL'S BACKHOE SERVICE (517) 263-9326
Adrian, MI, US 49221
10 miles from Palmyra
Howell, MI, US 48843
47 miles from Palmyra
Farmington Hills, MI, US 48336
50 miles from Palmyra
Charlotte, MI, US 48813
50 miles from Palmyra
Ottawa Lake, MI, US 49267
14 miles from Palmyra
Petersburg, MI, US 49270
15 miles from Palmyra
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If you are building a Palmyra, 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 Toledo, Adrian, Sylvania, Milan and Ottawa Hills.

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, 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 Palmyra, 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.

Find septic tank and system professionals on Houzz. Narrow your search in the Professionals section of the website to Palmyra, MI residential septic tank and system experts and installers. Read through professional profiles for information on licensing, qualifications and experience.
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