Installing septic systems are often the only option when building a home if you are building in an area not serviced by municipal sewers. Typically, your local health department determines the requirements for installing septic systems. This agency also handles permitting and inspection of septic system construction.
Considerations For Installing Septic Systems
A conventional septic system is composed of a septic tank and a drain field. The septic tank is a large concrete or fiberglass tanks that holds and treats wastewater. The drain field is a series of perforated pipes buried in sand or gravel that filter and distribute treated water. Before you can install a septic system, you'll need to consider the following requirements: