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Chemicals and some medications, such as antibiotics, can destroy bacteria in your system that are necessary to break down solids. ​Never use drain cleaners, and use household cleaning products in moderation. IT IS RECOMMENDED TO AVOID ANTIBACTERIAL SOAP PRODUCTS


DO NOT drive across, park or allow livestock to graze over the septic tanks, lines or drain field. The tanks and lines could collapse, and the drain field’s soil could become compacted, shortening its life and causing the need for expensive repairs.


DO NOT construct anything over the drain field (disposal) area – including driveways, storage buildings, play sets, pools, or gardens. If you ar unsure on where the lines are, request an "As Built" drawing from your local permitting authority


These products may be harmful by adding extra solids to the system that can clog your drainfield. 

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