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Wastewater

The term wastewater refers to all the water that enters the septic system form household plumbing. Wastewater is processed by your septic system to remove solid matter, organic matter, and all sorts of pathogens and waterborne diseases.

When wastewater passes through the septic tank, and solids are removed, the remaining liquid is refered to as effluent. The effluent is further processed as it percolates through the drainfield. Viruses, harmful bacteria, protozoas, worms and other microrganisms are removed. Waterborne diseases can be spread by contaminated water, or wastewater that has not been properly or fully treated. You can see why it is so important to maintain your septic system in proper working condition.

 

 

 

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