Spending all day and night at home instead of at work or school means more meals at home, laundry, showers and flushes, making your septic system work harder. The majority of people know that they have a septic tank (as opposed to sewer), however some homeowners don’t even realize where their wastewater goes. All wastewater…

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Medications. Are they safe to flush? High concentrations of antibiotics along with other pharmaceuticals, chemicals and chemotherapy treatment can kill or retard the growth of the anaerobic bacteria in the septic tank and disposal area. These anaerobic bacteria are necessary for proper operation of the system because they digest some of the organic matter entering…

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