130 Somerset, TX Septic Tanks and Systems

Is the grass always greener over the septic tank? You might want to ask your Texas septic tanks and systems expert. More 
AAA Septic Service (830) 709-3453
TX, 78052
8 miles from Somerset
TX, 78221
11 miles from Somerset
Ace Mud Pump Service (210) 626-9198
TX, 78264
12 miles from Somerset
TX, 78006
38 miles from Somerset
TX, 78130
45 miles from Somerset
TX, 78155
45 miles from Somerset
A Plus Septic Service (210) 635-8617
TX, 78112
16 miles from Somerset
Alamo Homes (210) 633-3800
TX, 78223
17 miles from Somerset
Jb Septic Systems (830) 931-0409
TX, 78009
17 miles from Somerset
Partin Backhoe Service (210) 473-2154
TX, 78016
17 miles from Somerset
TX, 78223
18 miles from Somerset
P U Septic Tank Services (210) 633-9598
TX, 78223
19 miles from Somerset
A-Sanitary (210) 827-4916
TX, 78201
19 miles from Somerset
TX, 78201
19 miles from Somerset
L&N SEPTIC (210) 710-1827
TX, 78201
19 miles from Somerset
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If you are building a Somerset, TX 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 Somerset, TX 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 Somerset, TX 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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