218 Troy, NC Septic Tanks and Systems

Is the grass always greener over the septic tank? You might want to ask your North Carolina septic tanks and systems expert. More 
Marlin's Septic Service (910) 295-1899
West End, NC, 27376
22 miles from Troy
We specialize in the inspection and maintenance of commercial and residential on-site wastewater treatment systems. Our staff are equipped with state of the art technology:... Read More
NC, 28394
41 miles from Troy
NC, 28128
17 miles from Troy
A L Lowder Inc (704) 982-4456
NC, 28001
18 miles from Troy
NC, 27242
18 miles from Troy
Huneycutt Land Services (704) 463-7701
NC, 28127
19 miles from Troy
S R Construction (336) 857-2446
NC, 27239
21 miles from Troy
KIVETT & SON INC (336) 629-3263
NC, 27205
21 miles from Troy
Kivett & Son Inc (336) 629-3263
NC, 27205
21 miles from Troy
NC, 27239
24 miles from Troy
NC, 27316
25 miles from Troy
NC, 27203
26 miles from Troy
NC, 27203
26 miles from Troy
Delk's Septic Service (336) 241-2370
NC, 27370
26 miles from Troy
VANN BOYS SEPTIC SERVICE (336) 629-8449
NC, 27205
26 miles from Troy
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If you are building a Troy, NC 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 Troy, NC 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 Troy, NC 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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