247 Wayland, MI Septic Tanks and Systems

Is the grass always greener over the septic tank? You might want to ask your Michigan septic tanks and systems expert. More 
Shelbyville, MI, 49344
3 miles from Wayland
Gvl Excavating (616) 877-4005
Wayland, MI, 49348
Dorr Porta Jons (616) 681-9423
Dorr, MI, 49323
7 miles from Wayland
Fennville, MI, 49408
26 miles from Wayland
Caledonia, MI, 49316
10 miles from Wayland
Meyerink Doug (616) 698-6202
Caledonia, MI, 49316
10 miles from Wayland
ARNSMAN DUST CONTROL INC (269) 793-7314
Hopkins, MI, 49328
10 miles from Wayland
Hopkins, MI, 49328
10 miles from Wayland
Tiles Excavating Inc (616) 846-6500
Nunica, MI, 49448
37 miles from Wayland
Charlotte, MI, 48813
47 miles from Wayland
Drain Cleaning Specialist (269) 692-2738
Otsego, MI, 49078
13 miles from Wayland
Rudd's Septic Service (616) 897-8560
Grand Rapids, MI, 49548
14 miles from Wayland
Allegan, MI, 49010
14 miles from Wayland
Allegan, MI, 49010
14 miles from Wayland
Wray's Septic (269) 673-4791
Allegan, MI, 49010
15 miles from Wayland
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If you are building a Wayland, MI 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 Grand Rapids, Kentwood, Cutlerville, Hudsonville and Otsego.

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 Wayland, MI 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 Wayland, MI 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.

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