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Site Evaluations

Site Evaluations

As of March, 2018 Kenneth is licensed by the TCEQ as a Site Evaluator, License Number OS0033543. A site evaluation is required in order to obtain an OSSF (septic) permit from the County. A site evaluation consists of locating your water well and property lines so that the setback limits required by the State can be met, studying the topography of your property to determine the placement of your On-Site Sewage Facility and determining the type of soil that exists on your property. Observing and classifying the soil on your property is the crucial part of the site evaluation as this determines the type of system that can be installed on your property. The State of Texas requires a site evaluation before you can obtain the OSSF (septic) permit from your County Environmental Services Office.

Aerobic Systems

Aerobic Systems

There are certain situations when a conventional On-site Sewage Facility cannot be installed.  In the case of rock, ground water or clay soil, the water from the septic system cannot be absorbed quickly enough or not at all.  In these circumstances,  an aerobic system  is one of the options available to the property owner.

An aerobic system consists of a tank, a pump, a chlorinator, an air compressor, and a sprinkler system.  The efflluent from the house passes through 3 chambers in the tank where it is cleaned.  This water is then chlorinated in the third tank and pumped to sprinklers for surface irrigation.  In addition to an On-site Sewage Facility, you also have a sprinkler system.


 

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