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How to Construct a Small Septic System

How to Construct a Small Septic System

Small Septic System

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Living off grid often means living in rural areas which have very little in the way of utilities, So you have to fend for ourselves, which is typically the goal anyhow and not a problem. One of the biggest things the rural off gridder needs to take care of is human waste disposal.

There are a few options, one is the Joseph Jenkins Humanure method of composting the waste material, that works very well but not everyone is on board for handling their own poo and waste products, and having company over can create its own set of challenges.

Most private septic systems are made up of two parts: The holding and digesting tanks and the dispersal field. The system shown here is a small system, designed for limited use of by two people with no laundry and a small travel trailer. Check out this article below…

How to Construct a Small Septic System

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