No Space for a Replacement System?

Unfortunately, most older home lots weren’t developed with a second septic system in mind. That’s when it’s time to improvise, adapt, overcome.

No Space for a Replacement System?

Small lots sometimes leave system designers or installers little choice over where to place treatment system components, such as placing a tank access close to deck stairs or use up much of the backyard for a mound. (Photos provided by Sara Heger)

When dealing with existing properties with homes, outbuildings and other improvements, it is often challenging to find a location for a replacement system. Historically, parcels were developed without setting aside sufficient room for a second septic system. This issue can arise...

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