883 Plainfield, CT Septic Tanks and Systems

Is the grass always greener over the septic tank? You might want to ask your Connecticut septic tanks and systems expert. More 
North Easton, MA, 02356
50 miles from Plainfield
Jacobs Driscoll Engineering is a land development engineering and land surveying firm located in the Metro South area of Massachusetts. We provide land development permitting,... Read More
United Site Services- CT (203) 314-5413
Branford, CT, 06405
50 miles from Plainfield
Unites Site Services is a national portable sanitation solutions provider with a broad range of construction site services to accommodate the many needs of builders and... Read More
Clinton, CT, 06413
42 miles from Plainfield
Schumack Engineered Construction specializes in residential, commercial and municipal construction. For more than 30 years we have followed a simple principle: look below the... Read More
Francis L Strmiska Inc (860) 546-9278
Canterbury, CT, 06331
4 miles from Plainfield
Denton Steve Excavating (860) 564-3900
Sterling, CT, 06377
6 miles from Plainfield
JOLLEY Phecast (860) 774-9066
Danielson, CT, 06239
6 miles from Plainfield
Denton Steve Excavating (860) 564-3900
Sterling, CT, 06377
6 miles from Plainfield
ABRAHAMSON SEPTIC LLC (860) 376-4696
Jewett City, CT, 06351
7 miles from Plainfield
Saviour Septic (860) 774-0306
Danielson, CT, 06239
9 miles from Plainfield
Hampton, CT, 06247
9 miles from Plainfield
Madison, CT, 06443
45 miles from Plainfield
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Art's Septic Tank Service (860) 423-7604
Scotland, CT, 06264
10 miles from Plainfield
Preston, CT, 06365
10 miles from Plainfield
ABRAHAMSON SEPTIC LLC (860) 376-5185
Preston, CT, 06365
10 miles from Plainfield
Glastonbury, CT, 06033
32 miles from Plainfield
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If you are building a Plainfield, CT 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 Norwich, Coventry, Windham, Montville Center and Killingly Center.

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