265 Wilmington, VT Septic Tanks and Systems

Is the grass always greener over the septic tank? You might want to ask your Vermont septic tanks and systems expert. More 
Stone Industries (518) 584-1048
Saratoga Springs, NY, 12866
47 miles from Wilmington
Stone Industries is northeastern New York's premier septic service and temporary restroom provider. Read More
25 miles from Wilmington
Clark A S & Sons (802) 257-1963
11 miles from Wilmington
MONADNOCK SEPTIC SERVICE (802) 579-2777
11 miles from Wilmington
Wright Maintenance Inc (802) 365-9253
13 miles from Wilmington
DORNER MICHAEL INS (802) 258-4540
15 miles from Wilmington
15 miles from Wilmington
15 miles from Wilmington
Wright Jos & Priscilla (802) 365-9253
15 miles from Wilmington
Ricks Towing Vt (802) 254-4078
15 miles from Wilmington
Houghton Sanitary Service (802) 254-9221
16 miles from Wilmington
The Ammirato Agency (802) 258-4540
17 miles from Wilmington
17 miles from Wilmington
18 miles from Wilmington
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If you are building a Wilmington, VT 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 Wilmington, VT 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 Wilmington, VT 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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