844 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
Francis L Strmiska Inc (860) 546-9278
CT, 06331
4 miles from Plainfield
JOLLEY Phecast (860) 774-9066
CT, 06239
6 miles from Plainfield
Jolley Precast (860) 774-9066
CT, 06239
6 miles from Plainfield
Denton Steve Excavating (860) 564-3900
CT, 06377
6 miles from Plainfield
ABRAHAMSON SEPTIC LLC (860) 376-4696
CT, 06351
7 miles from Plainfield
Saviour Septic (860) 774-0306
CT, 06239
9 miles from Plainfield
CT, 06247
9 miles from Plainfield
Madison, CT, 06443
45 miles from Plainfield
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CT, 06365
10 miles from Plainfield
ABRAHAMSON SEPTIC LLC (860) 376-5185
CT, 06365
10 miles from Plainfield
MA, 01571
28 miles from Plainfield
ART'S SEPTIC TANK SERVICE (860) 423-7604
CT, 06264
10 miles from Plainfield
CT, 06033
32 miles from Plainfield
RI, 02816
12 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.

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.

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