25 years of septic service
With no moving parts and easy operation, conventional septic systems are a simple way to treat household wastewater. King's Septic Service makes the process even easier by providing complete installation, pumping and repairs to homeowners and commercial clients throughout Floresville, La Vernia, Seguin and San Antonio.
Warning: If too much water is flushed in a short period of time, the wastewater may leave the tank before it has had time to separate. This usually occurs when water use is especially high, or if the septic tank is too small for the needs of the household.
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A septic tank is usually a concrete or fiberglass watertight box with an inlet and outlet pipe. Wastewater flows into the tank at one end and leaves the tank on the other. Wastewater forms three layers inside the tank.
Lighter solids, such as greases and oils, form a layer of scum while the solids settle at the bottom of the tank, creating a layer of sludge. The middle layer is partially clarified wastewater. The sludge and scum cannot be broken down and remain until the tank is pumped. The solids, on the other hand, are broken down by the bacteria found naturally in the wastewater.
The separated wastewater in the middle layer of the tank is pushed out into the drainfield as more wastewater enters the septic tank from the house. The drainfield is a series of trenches, bed lined with travel or sand, buried 1 to 3 feet below the surface. The layer of clarified liquid flows from the tank to the drainfield through perforated pipes. The liquid is then distributed in the drainfield and is treated by slowly trickling into the gravel and through the soil, which acts as a natural filter.
Sluggish flushing of toilet
Water backing up into your house
Strange sounds in the plumbing
Wet ground over the soil treatment area
Bad odor from the plumbing
Water runs immediately into tank from effluent disposal system