The Benefits of Septic Tanks
There are many advantages attached to using septic tanks. Septic tanks are frequently used by people in properties not connected to local government sewage pipes, though they are also used by people who simply prefer them because of their benefits. The tanks are installed underground and use natural processes to treat sewage. They normally feature two chambers. The wastewater separates in the first chamber, with the clarified water entering the second chamber before exiting the system through an outlet pipe. The solids and scum left in the first chamber are removed by experienced professionals.
A Low-Maintenance Solution
Septic tanks require only a small amount of maintenance and space. Very little training is needed to use a septic tank. The tanks are often found in rural environments and can also help you reduce your sewage bills. They are also an eco-friendly option due to the way the wastewater won’t harm the environment or contaminate groundwater. Septic tanks only cost a modest amount to install and can last for many years before they need to be replaced. The clean water that exits the system also generates plant growth for animals and birds.
Better for the Environment
People who own septic tanks quickly learn to be more responsible when it comes to what they wash or flush down drains and sinks. Cooking oil, grease, coffee grounds, pharmaceuticals and various other items can damage your system. Once you have got into the habit of not flushing or washing these items away, it becomes easier to avoid these behaviours when using conventional sewage systems.
Septic Tanks From OMDI
At OMDI, we have been designing, installing and repairing septic tanks for more than two decades, including systems manufactured from concrete, brick, fibreglass or polyethelene.