Septic systems are one version of sewage disposal and they rely on the soil to absorb and disperse your wastewater. They are designed to keep effluent underground and to filter wastewater before it reaches groundwater, streams or lakes.
To ensure efficient operation of the entire system it is important that the sludge, scum, and solids which accumulate in the tank do not enter the tile field. It is therefore important to have have your septic system inspected by a licened professional once every two to four years. The tank should be pumped out when necessary, every three years is suggested for a residence of 4 people. 100% of collected waste is treated at a M.O.E. approved facility