How To Fix a Failing Drainfield

Unless you’re an amateur soil scientist, here’s what to do if you’re up against a failing drainfield.
How To Fix a Failing Drainfield
An example of redoximorphic features (mottles) that indicate saturated soil conditions.

In the past few months, we’ve discussed troubleshooting overall onsite system problems. Now let’s take a closer look at troubleshooting a failing drainfield. 

Drainfield, or soil treatment area, problems occur when soil is not accepting as much effluent as the house is...

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