The most common way to treat and dispose of wastewater in rural homes is through the use of an onsite disposal system. The majority of onsite disposal systems in the U.S. are septic systems. Learn the basics of a typical septic system.
A non-standard onsite wastewater treatment system typically uses something in addition to a septic tank to treat effluent and/or uses other than a gravity-flow drainfield. Practice routine maintenance to prolong the life of these systems.
A mound system is a type of non-standard wastewater treatment system with an elevated drainfield. Learn more about maintaining your mound system.
Information to help you understand your pressure distribution system, and keep it operating safely at the lowest possible cost.