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Septic Tank Pumping: Is it Necessary?

It’s important to have a functional septic system, and a key factor to your septic system is your septic tank. If you don’t have a functional septic tank, you don’t have much of a functional septic system. It’s important to keep an eye on your septic tank and determine when it’s in need of pumping.

Some may think septic tank pumping shouldn’t be a priority. However, septic tank pumping should be done regularly to maintain a functional septic system. A good pumping will also lengthen the life your septic system.

What’s the process? Why is pumping so important? A septic tank separates your water and ensures that only the wastewater is processed into the soil. There is heavy and light solid waste that is processed — the heavier solid waste is settled at the bottom of the tank and the lighter solid waste rises to the top. Over time, this waste builds up in your tank, and this can be removed by septic tank pumping. If that buildup in your tank is not pumped, it can cause issues in your septic system. This progression can be slow, and you won’t realize it’s an issue until serious damage occurs among your septic system.

Overall, it is necessary and important to invest in septic tank pumping. Doing this will ensure the functionality of your septic system and lengthen its life. If you have any questions regarding septic tank pumping and the services we provide, please contact us at William Dustin Septic.