Author: AAA Wastewater
Common Septic Tank Problems
No one wants septic tank problems. It’s a universal fact. They’re bad for you, for those around you, and for the environment itself. Yet, they still happen. And when they happen, it’s not because of random coincidence. There’s a cause that sets things into motion. Here are some common causes of septic tank problems so […]
Do I Need a New Septic Tank?
While a properly running septic tank remains largely unseen, it’s not something you want to forget about. Trust us when we say a septic tank issue is one of the last things you want. Smells start to arise. The lawn around your tank becomes soft and swampy. Drains begin to back up. Any and all […]
How Wastewater Works
Water is a necessary component of life. From people to animals to plants, we need it to thrive and live. When water becomes unusable, it turns into what’s called wastewater. What Exactly is Wastewater? Wastewater is essentially any water that’s unsuitable for human use. This can include sewage, stormwater, runoff from agriculture use, and more. […]
Dangers of Dirty Septic Tanks
When you start ignoring cleaning, maintenance, and repair, your septic tank gets very messy very fast. Cleanliness isn’t the first thing that springs to mind when you think of a septic tank, but trust us, there’s a big difference between a “clean” septic tank and a dirty one. Left unchecked, your septic tank starts to […]
Why are Septic Systems Necessary?
You have them. We clean them. But why are septic systems necessary? It’s a fair question, and a fun one that we decided to take up and write about today. If you are new to owning a septic system, or have just never really thought about the reason why your property has one, read on […]
Why You Should Be Using a Septic System Filter
Have you heard of an effluent filter for your septic system? Not all septic systems have them, but they are a great addition to your tank that can help prevent having to schedule frequent septic system repair. What is an Effluent Septic Filter? Effluent septic filters, also known as gray water filters, are small devices […]
Common Septic System Questions
If you own a home with a septic tank and have questions about the system, we here at AAA Wastewater have the answers! We are always willing to help, so don’t be afraid to give us a call at (937) 878-5225. Here are some of the most common questions owners of septic systems ask: How […]
Plumbing Tips for Septic Systems Owners
Owning a septic system adds a few more responsibilities to your list as a homeowner. Septic maintenance is important, and not abiding by certain rules and tips could end up causing you a messy and expensive headache. If you have a septic system, follow these tips to keep it healthy and running well for the […]
Can Septic Systems be Pumped During the Winter?
It’ll come as no surprise to hear that we get a lot of phone calls from December to March asking: “Can septic tanks be pumped during the winter?” Your septic tank can be pumped all year round, and the temperature generally has little bearing on a professional’s ability to perform most septic services. So if […]
The Best Grease Traps for Restaurants
According to regulations put forth by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), all kitchens in restaurants and commercial building must be equipped with functioning grease traps or interceptors. On top of these regulations, restaurant owners in many Ohio counties are required to have their grease traps cleaned and serviced at least every three months. If […]