Rebuilding Soil Structure for Septic Systems

Negatively impacted soils create challenges, but remediation techniques used in agriculture may be able to help

Rebuilding Soil Structure for Septic Systems

A field showing serious soil compaction resulting in drainage issues and standing water. (Photos provided by Sara Heger)

While texture describes the percent of each sand, silt and clay, soil structure is the organization of these individual soil particles into a larger arrangement. The size and orientation of the particles affect acceptance and treatment of wastewater in the soil. 

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