24 Sterling, CO Septic Tanks and Systems

Is the grass always greener over the septic tank? You might want to ask your Colorado septic tanks and systems expert. More 
Sterling, CO, 80751
Nation Septic Service (970) 522-3704
Sterling, CO, 80751
GREEN BROTHERS READY MIX (970) 867-2404
Sterling, CO, 80751
Potters Septic Service (970) 774-6433
Haxtun, CO, 80731
30 miles from Sterling
Potter Rick (970) 774-6433
Haxtun, CO, 80731
30 miles from Sterling
Phillips Drilling & Pump (970) 774-7555
Haxtun, CO, 80731
31 miles from Sterling
Phillips Darrel L (970) 774-7555
Haxtun, CO, 80731
31 miles from Sterling
Cowboys And Lace Antiques (970) 774-7555
Haxtun, CO, 80731
31 miles from Sterling
Jones Don R Excavating (970) 867-7119
Fort Morgan, CO, 80701
39 miles from Sterling
Green Brothers Ready Mix (970) 867-2404
Fort Morgan, CO, 80701
40 miles from Sterling
Jess' Backhoe Service (970) 867-8888
Fort Morgan, CO, 80701
41 miles from Sterling
Mann's Backhoe Service (970) 867-5343
Fort Morgan, CO, 80701
41 miles from Sterling
Graff Backhoe & Trenching (970) 867-9205
Log Lane Village, CO, 80705
41 miles from Sterling
M & S Drilling Inc (308) 879-4224
Potter, NE, 69156
42 miles from Sterling
Bud's Septic Service Inc (970) 867-7333
Fort Morgan, CO, 80701
42 miles from Sterling
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If you are building a Sterling, CO 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 Merino, Iliff, Hillrose, Snyder and Crook.

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