648 Richmond, NH Septic Tanks and Systems

Is the grass always greener over the septic tank? You might want to ask your New Hampshire septic tanks and systems expert. More 
MONADNOCK SEPTIC SERVICE (603) 352-3028
NH, 03446
5 miles from Richmond
MA, 01354
14 miles from Richmond
Monadnock Septic Service (603) 352-3028
NH, 03446
8 miles from Richmond
Gerald A Bell (603) 352-1989
NH, 03446
8 miles from Richmond
NH, 03446
9 miles from Richmond
NH, 03469
10 miles from Richmond
King Steve & Elaine (802) 257-1619
VT, 05354
12 miles from Richmond
Steve's Septic Service (802) 257-1619
VT, 05354
12 miles from Richmond
Deline Engineering (978) 249-6214
MA, 01475
12 miles from Richmond
Bartlett Construction (978) 575-0888
MA, 01364
12 miles from Richmond
Bartlett Real Estate (978) 575-0888
MA, 01364
12 miles from Richmond
Stenersen Excavating (603) 899-5048
NH, 03461
13 miles from Richmond
Higher Design (603) 899-0004
NH, 03461
13 miles from Richmond
D & D SEPTIC SERVICE LLC (603) 899-3033
NH, 03461
13 miles from Richmond
NH, 03104
45 miles from Richmond
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If you are building a Richmond, NH 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 Richmond, NH 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 Richmond, NH 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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