40 Pickens, MS Septic Tanks and Systems

Is the grass always greener over the septic tank? You might want to ask your Mississippi septic tanks and systems expert. More 
Kosciusko, MS, 39090
24 miles from Pickens
Fred Saxtons Garage (662) 746-1255
Yazoo City, MS, 39194
24 miles from Pickens
BABB SEPTIC TANK SERVICE (601) 267-4486
Carthage, MS, 39051
28 miles from Pickens
Aaa Septic System (601) 829-3444
Brandon, MS, 39047
28 miles from Pickens
Carthage, MS, 39051
29 miles from Pickens
Lacey's Digging Service (601) 829-1171
Brandon, MS, 39047
36 miles from Pickens
Kaiser-Battistone (203) 349-8529
Jackson, MS, 39206
37 miles from Pickens
Kaiser-Battistone (203) 349-8529
Jackson, MS, 39206
37 miles from Pickens
KAISER-BATTISTONE (203) 349-8529
Jackson, MS, 39206
37 miles from Pickens
Hales Septic Tank Service (601) 366-4742
Jackson, MS, 39209
37 miles from Pickens
Jackson, MS, 39205
39 miles from Pickens
Lacey's Digging Service (601) 939-6511
Flowood, MS, 39232
41 miles from Pickens
Jackson, MS, 39200
42 miles from Pickens
Unwind Back & Body (601) 932-5111
Pearl, MS, 39208
42 miles from Pickens
Tnt Marine Llc (601) 939-6620
Flowood, MS, 39232
43 miles from Pickens
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If you are building a Pickens, MS 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 Ridgeland, Madison, Canton, Durant and Flora.

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 Pickens, MS 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 Pickens, MS 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 Pickens, MS residential septic tank and system experts and installers. Read through professional profiles for information on licensing, qualifications and experience.
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