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Serving Coldwater, Nesbit, Olive Branch, Walls, Tunica,

Memphis, Tallahatchie, Benton, Coahoma, Marshall,

Quitman, Panola, Yalobusha, and Lafayette

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For more information, please read the University of Minnesotas Extension center for the Septic System Owner's Guide

It has been said that cleaning your septic tank or water treatment plant is like to changing oil in your car.

You wouldn't wait until your car is making an unusual noise or stops running altogether. You do it as

preventive maintenance, such as 3-5 thousand mile intervals. Your septic or water treatment system is

much the same way. When too much solid material accumulates in the tank over a period of years, it

begins to wash out of the tank and into the drainfield with the normal liquid effluent. The solids clog the

drainfield so that not as much effluent  can be absorbed. As more solids flow from the tank, the drainfield will eventually not be able to absorb the liquid effluent and the drainfield will have failed. This is the most common cause of drainfield failure. The same thing happens to individual wastewater systems {home treatment plants}. Some of these systems have a drainfield  type way of dealing with effluent. While other systems have sprinkler pumps or sump pumps which are designed to handle water, not solids.In any case once any system builds up with solids it will begin to pass through the system as with any kind of filter. Resulting in failed drainfields or clogged pumps. Most studies show that pumping out your system every 2-3 years on average will keep field lines from loading up with sludge on septic systems, and extend the life of costly pumps and aerators on treatment plants. Not to mention, helping to reduce the chance of a backup at the worst time. I mentioned studies earlier because University studies are just that. They are studies they have done on these kind of systems. They're not trying to sell you on pumping your system, or adding some kind of magical enzyme additive (since a beneficial bacteria is present in your system naturally), they just study how they work, and what are some of the do's and don'ts. We've linked to some of the better studies we have found.Or do your own search. But, I think if you do some research you'll find that preventive maintenance of your system (just like most things) will save you money and headaches down the road. If you listen to the neighbor who says you shouldn't ever have to clean your system out, he may be one of the people who says you never have to change oil in your car.

We do offer maintenance agreements which consists of a visual check of individual wastewater systems { home treatment plants} every 6 months to look for any problems and list anything that needs attention.

Maintaining your septic system is easy for us

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Properly maintaining your septic system helps reduce the chance of backup and will save you money and headaches down the road.

For any Frequently Asked Questions, please visit the link below.