drain field

absorption field, disposal field

absorption field composed of absorption trenches Extent of coarse aggregate indicated by shaded area
A system of trenches containing coarse aggregate and distribution pipes through which septic-tank effluent may seep into the surrounding soil.
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(It will probably cost $50 to $100, plus labor.) This device helps prevent solids from entering the drain field and will need to be cleaned out on occasion by a contractor.
A properly working septic system keeps septic waste away from the surface by delivering it into a drain field via a network of buried pipes.
Your septic system has three parts: the septic tank, the drain field, and the soil surrounding the drain field.
(ADS) announced it has reached an agreement to exclusively market and distribute the Flowtech septic system, a subsurface septic drain field system, which replaces the need for a barrier cover such as gravel.
This book explores use of advanced onsite wastewater technologies on a wide-scale basis to solve the problems associated with conventional septic tank and drain field systems.
of Arkansas) discuss technology used for septic tank and drain field systems for wastewater management, possible regulations, and planning, design operations, and maintenance concerns.
A septic drain field is part of it but my tomatoes grow in pots next to my house.
Holding tanks are used on sites where the soil is unsuitable for a septic drain field. Unlike a conventional septic system, a holding tank is a sealed concrete vault that stores wastewater until it is removed by a licensed waste hauler.
The researchers measured the decrease in total nitrogen (TN) concentration in the waste stream provided by the treatment unit and in the soils up and downgradient of the drain field. They assessed plant uptake in the drain field and dilution by ground water.
"My concern was that an active sewage drain field for visitor facilities was enriching Spring 42," says Larson, "because it was located just outside the caldera wall in very porous soil."
Deer wander into the meadow, stop to drink at the creek, and sometimes come up to browse on the white Dutch clover we planted over the drain field near the house.