Test your septic math skills — or practice for your next certification exam
Here is the second problem in this series:
I have a cylindrical (round) tank that has a diameter of 6 feet and is 5.5 feet deep below the invert of the outlet. (Hint: remember )
- What is the operating volume in gallons?
- What are the gallons per inch?
- If the flow is 600 gallons, is it large enough?
- If sludge plus scum equals 15 inches, does it need to be pumped?
This article is part of a series of practice problems for installers: