Now that we’re officially in the rainy season of the year, it’s not uncommon to see pools of water around your property and in your yard. However, pools of water over your septic tank can be a different story. If you’ve noticed pools of water that don’t seem to go away, even when there are a few dry days, it can indicate a bigger problem. Even worse, if there’s an odor that accompanies those pools of water, you can be fairly certain that the pools of water are septic system-related. Wondering why there's water pooling over your septic system? We've compiled a list of the top septic system problems that lead to pooling water and what you can do about them.
During the springtime, excessive rainfall can lead to damage to your septic system. However, if rainfall turns into a flood, you’re dealing with a whole different set of problems. A flood does not necessarily mean that your septic system will be damaged, but it’s important to take the right steps after a flood to avoid damage. Read below to learn what to do with your septic system after a flood.
When excessive rain causes flooding, your basement isn’t the only thing at risk of damage. Your septic system is at risk as well, both from foreign objects entering the system and flooding in the drain field. If your home is experiencing flooding, it’s important to know the proper steps to take to ensure that your septic system continues to function properly. Read below to learn how to manage your septic system during flooding.
Your septic system is equipped to handle water. However, in times of excessive rain, the excess water can overwork your system. If your area is expecting a high volume of rain, it’s a good idea to know the impact on your septic system and to be prepared. Read below to learn about the impact of heavy rain on your septic system.