The first step in caring for your septic system is to care about your septic system. This means taking care of your system by maintaining it and being conscientious about which items you put down the drain.
Don’t put these items in your system:
A septic system is designed to handle normal household usage. It’s not be used as a trash can. Remember: “flushable” does not equal “septic safe”!
The harder you are on your septic system, the shorter its lifespan, and the closer you are to a costly replacement. Since 1937, we’ve been encouraging and educating our customers on how to get the longest lives out of their septic systems. With proper maintenance and usage, we can help ensure your system runs efficiently for a long time.