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Where Does Waste Go After Septic Tank Pumping?

If you schedule septic tank pumping with regularity to keep your system running its best, you definitely get a gold star! However, you may be wondering where exactly the waste goes once your contractor has completed septic tank pumping at your home or business.

While many on-site septic systems are equipped to safely and effectively filter wastewater at your residential or commercial property, sometimes you need additional or different waste disposal methods depending upon location, volume, and other environmental factors.

In the state of Florida, most septic systems are equipped to manage your wastewater disposal without issue. Septic tank pumping is scheduled every 3 to 5 years as a precaution to check your system for any damage, and to take any preventative measures if needed. Commercial and industrial facilities and homes in suburban areas have different requirements, and septic tank pumping results in the transport of wastewater to a septage facility in a designated jurisdiction for proper disposal. Septage facilities are regulated by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, and the proper permitting is required for such a facility to be approved for operation.

The good news is that most of the time, you’ll never have to worry about your septic system as long as you keep up your routine septic tank pumping schedule. At William Dustin Septic, we can answer your questions about where wastewater goes for proper disposal once it leaves your property in our truck. Contact us today if you need to schedule septic tank pumping or need help with a septic problem!