learn the location of your septic tank and drainfield. Keep a sketch of it handy with your maintenance records for service visits. Do
have your septic tank system inspected annually. Do
have your septic tank pumped out regularly by a licensed contractor. Do
keep your septic tank cover accessible for inspections and pumpings. Install risers to grade. Do
call a professional whenever you experience a problem with your system or if there any signs of a system failure. Do
keep a detailed record of repairs, pumpings, inspections, permits issued and other maintenance activities. Do
conserve water to avoid overloading the system. Be sure to repair any leaky faucets or toilets. Do
divert other sources of water, like roof drains, house footing drains and sump pumps, away from the septic system.