The waste is disposed of in a variety of methods. Systems for septic are not that complex to grasp. This article will focus on the basic aspects of a system called a septic tank.
When a septic system is in use, whenever the toilet is flushed the water as well as the waste is taken underground and deposited into a septic tank. Inside the tank, the solid waste is broken down into three components. Scum, liquid and sludge are separated from each other.
The tank houses microbes. These help in dissolving the sediment. This is done by the microbes that eat it. There are two compartments in a septic tank, and all the water left over goes into the second. Inside the second one, there are additional microbes who treat the water.
Once the water is treated inside the second container, the remaining water is taken out. The water that is left over has been taken completely removed from the system and is dumped to the ground via pipes.
A septic tank must be maintained in order to prevent problems. You must ensure that you’re maintaining your system so you do not do any harm.