Three Things You Should Know About Home Septic Systems

Septic tanks are a popular waste disposal system for the home. The system is composed of the septic tank and a drain or soil absorption field. The septic tank contains anaerobic bacteria. The bacteria digest the waste fed into the tank from the home drainage system. The waste is then separated into solids that settle at the bottom of the tank and floating matter, such as oil and grease, which remain on top.