How does the septic tank work?
All wastewater containing human wastes, nutrients, dirt and other contaminants must be collected and delivered to the septic tank for primary treatment. Bacteria which occur naturally within the waste will begin breaking down the organic materials in the sewage.

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1. Who has a septic system?
2. Why does sewage need to be “treated” anyway?
3. What is a septic system?
4. How does the septic tank work?
5. How often should you clean your tank?