It should be noted that effluent filters themselves also require regular cleaning, not only at the time the septic tank is cleaned, but between tank cleanings, as well. Our servicemen can show you how to perform this cleaning yourself, or we can come out at predetermined intervals and perform the cleaning for you.
Once the filtered wastewater leaves your tank, it is carried by means of a solid pipe to your distribution box, or D-box, and from there into the perforated pipes of your dispersal field. Your perforated dispersal field pipes are seated in, and surrounded by, specially prepared soil and drain rock, which provide the filtering process by which your contaminated water becomes clean enough to ultimately re-enter the water table.
A conventional septic system, in its entirety, could look like this: