3 10, 2018

Am I required to have a maintenance contract with a Maintenance Provider or can I maintain my system myself?

2018-10-03T04:12:17+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Categories: |

TCEQ requires all aerobic waste water systems be maintained by either a licensed Maintenance Provider or a certified property owner. Aerobic systems are more complex and do require more maintenance. Per TCEQ, maintenance may be performed by homeowners for systems using secondary treatment or drip irrigation, and surface application disposal. Some permitting authorities have adopted more [...]

3 10, 2018

There is an alarm going off, what should I do?

2018-10-03T04:11:29+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Categories: |

There should be a mute button, most often a toggle switch on the side of the control panel where the alarm is located.   Check to see if your compressor is running or if your sprinklers have been spraying. Mute the alarm and contact us.

3 10, 2018

Why does my system smell?

2018-10-03T04:10:59+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Categories: |

The most common reason an Aerobic Waste Water System will smell is due to lack of air.  It must have continual air-flow at all times or the beneficial bacteria will die, causing it to smell. Make sure your compressor is running & that your breakers are not tripped.  If it’s still not getting air, contact us.

3 10, 2018

Can I save money by pumping only one tank?

2018-10-03T04:10:09+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Categories: |

We highly discourage anyone from pumping only one tank on a multi-tank system.  To correctly clean a system out a system, all tanks need to be pumped. Attempting to only pump out one take will cause you to waste money in the  long run and would be a very temporary relief from the already overloaded situation.

3 04, 2018

Can I use swimming pool chlorine in my septic system?

2018-10-03T04:08:41+00:00April 3rd, 2018|Categories: |

NO, DO NOT USE TABLETS DESIGNED FOR SWIMMING POOL USE AS THESE MAY RELEASE AN EXPLOSIVE GAS CALLED NITROGEN CHLORIDE. When disinfection of secondary effluent is required, use a chlorine tablet made from calcium hypochlorite that is certified for wastewater disinfection by EPA. The tablets are very reactive and will kill 99% of the bacteria [...]

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