Some thoughts on treatment systems. In general, Septic Expert prefers filter based systems, such as recirculation media filters or peat filters, and a select few Aerobic Treatment Systems. Peat Filters provide a physical barrier to contaminants, and ensure that any problems will be contained in the filter itself,
Although septic tanks are designed to keep themselves working, sludge and bacteria can cause pretty big problems if it is not taken care of on a regular basis. Using a high quality and reputable septic tank treatment system is one of the best ways to avoid problems from developing.
Your septic system is designed to do a lot on its own. Keeping itself fully functional is one of those things. But over time, bacteria and sludge in the septic tank can begin to cause big problems.
A septic system relies on holding time in the tank to breakdown the organic material. When a 1,000 gallon tank is about 25% filled with solids and scum its’ functional treatment capacity is only 750 gallons. This results in a 25% reduction in the amount of organic treatment being completed.
Septic & Drain System Treatment is the single septic system treatment to be participating with the EPAs Safer’s selected Program that is formerly Design for the Environment (DfE), realizing the product as a safer optional to chemicals.
Septic tank treatments are chemicals and materials that people add to a septic system to keep it running well. Septic tank treatments claim to break down organic solids, meaning the system won’t have to be emptied or pumped out as often.