Septic System Design


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Septic System Design
1010809Septic System Design
Introduction Septic systems are on-site household sewage treatment systems that use subsurface drainage fields, in concert with natural processes, to recycle human wastewater. Properly designed systems transmit and store the household effluent below the surface and allow soils and soil microorganisms to clean the wastewater before returning it to the hydrologic cycle.
How Does a Septic System Work? A septic system is composed of three parts: a septic tank, a drainfield, and soil. The design of the system depends on the number of users, the amount of water used per capita, t…
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E. W. "Bob" Boulware: Alternative Water Sources and Wastewater Management. Septic System Design, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2013), AccessEngineering Export