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GARBAGE DISPOSALS AND YOUR SEPTIC SYSTEM Of all the modern conveniences afforded to us these days, garbage disposals are possibly the most detrimental home appliance to the functioning of your septic system. While you do have to be careful about staggering the use of washing machines and dishwashers to ensure you don’t overwhelm the septic … Read more

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Three Reason To Use Enzyme Packs Not only is a septic system additive part of a smart septic maintenance plan, it offers a variety of benefits that can save you money in the long run! From keeping your tank healthier, to preventing backups and more, we recommend the enzyme packs. These enzyme packs are specialized … Read more

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How a Septic System Works   The septic system consists of three components (Figure 1): the tank, the drain lines or discharge lines, and the soil treatment area (sometimes called a drainfield or leach field). Tank sizes vary depending on the size of the building. The average home (three bedrooms, two bathrooms) will often have … Read more

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Half of Mashpee Residents Near Polluted Santuit Pond Fail To Pump Septic Systems WRITTEN BY: JESSICA HILL Published in the Cape Cod Times The Board of Health found that about half of the houses near Santuit Pond, which has been heavily polluted from years of fertilizers and septic systems, have not had their septic systems … Read more

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CAPE COD IS CLEANING UP ITS ACT New financing is boosting waste water treatment WRITTEN BY:  WENDY NORTHCROSS,  ANDREW GOTTLIEB and  JEFF MAHONEY May 19, 2021 What has long loomed as an existential threat to the economy and vibrancy of Cape Cod—septic-system pollution and runoff that ruins our bays, rivers, and lakes—is a challenge Cape communities can meet … Read more

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  4 TIPS FOR MAINTAINING YOUR SEPTIC SYSTEM THIS FALL   Before the temperatures dip too low this fall, it’s a good idea to do some simple maintenance on your septic system to keep it properly functioning through the cold winter months. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. These four simple … Read more

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SEPTIC CARE: WHY WATER CONSERVATION IS IMPORTANT The best way to ensure a long, happy life for your septic system is to regularly maintain and properly care for it. Many discussions about proper septic maintenance revolve around service visits that ensure all the system’s components are in full working order and regular pumpings that ensure … Read more

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FABRIC SOFTNER AND YOUR SEPTIC SYSTEM Many septic owners are extremely careful about what they flush into their systems, making sure to only flush items on the approved list. For many, one of the most surprising “banned” items is fabric softener. What’s not to love about fabric softener? It leaves your laundry cuddly soft, smelling … Read more

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HOW TO CARE FOR YOUR SEPTIC TANK RISERS When it comes to learning how to care for your septic system, there is no shortage of resources that offer a wealth of advice on the general care of your system. However, information on properly caring for your septic tank risers is noticeably missing. While they don’t get … Read more

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How to Conserve Water By [email protected] Water conservation has many benefits, both for the overall environment, and your septic system.  In order to increase the lifespan of your septic system and regularly maintain your septic system there are many things you can do. Water conservation is one of the most important things that will benefit … Read more

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