How Does a Septic System Work?

Here are some videos that explain how your system works, what it should look like when operating correctly and common problems a home owner may encounter.



Find out how a septic system works along with all of its components as well as any common problems that may occur without proper care.

Quick Facts

  • A maintained system will always last longer than a neglected one.
  • The average life span of a maintained system is 25 +/- years.
  • The average cost to use a municipal sewer is over $300.00 per year.
  • The average cost to replace a failed system is about $10,000 +/-.
  • Title V Inspection is required if you are selling or adding on to your house.