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Finding the Right Below Ground Septic Tank for Your Job

When it comes to getting the job done right, not all septic tanks are created equal. If you should ever find yourself in the unfortunate position of experiencing a failing septic tank, uprooting it can be a massive and unpleasant undertaking that you’d rather avoid, but will most likely have to pursue. It is certainly vital to get the right tank from the get go. Let’s look at a few different types of below ground septic tanks that will give you the peace of mind that you deserve after installation.

Plastic Septic Tanks

As a more cost effective option and easier to install when compared to concrete septic tanks, plastic septic tanks are constructed from polyethylene resins, lightweight, built to last (less prone to cracking and freezing issues), and can serve both your residential and commercial needs.

So, whether it’s for your trailers, RV parks, hunting camps, homes, cabins and cottages, or portable construction buildings, these septic tanks are just what you need for human waste, sewage, or blackwater containment.

Standard Septic Tanks

Spherical pump/holding tanks are the most basic of the underground tanks. They are designed to be used as a holding tank or pump tank, and when empty, can be stored underground. Spherical tanks feature a 20-inch watertight domed lid, which makes leak prevention a key advantage. It also has a molded-in elevated pump stand on the bottom of the tank and a gallon capacity between 200 and 525. They are not harmful to the environment and installation in high water table or high clay areas is not recommended.

Norwesco legacy (Ribbed) septic tanks are molded in one piece and are installation ready. It’s superior structural integrity and its light weight makes it easily transportable to a job site by two individuals or in a pick-up truck. Available in single and double compartment (2/3 – ⅓), they must be kept full continually, while 750-1500 gallons and up can feature PVC tees and gaskets fitted loose or with installed PVC tees and septic adapters.

Bruiser Septic Tank

These tanks are available in both single and double compartment and are used for the storage of wastewater and is a lightweight, making it cost-effective. Gallon capacity ranges from 1000 up to 1500. The durability of this tank reflects its ability to be resistant to cracks, chips, and ruptures, as a result of being designed with rotationally molded polyethylene resin. With a 20” manway lid, pre-plumed according to the state code, and the capacity to accept 4″ effluent filters, these tanks need no special backfill and can use native soil during installation.

Low Profile Septic Tanks

Specifically designed with rotationally molded rugged, this one-piece polyethylene resin tank has no seams, minimizing the chances of leakage. Installation ready, molded in one piece, either single or double compartment, low profile tanks may be pumped dry during pump-outs, and installed with 6″ to 36″ of cover. Tanks can feature PVC tees and gaskets, with no backfill required for installation. It can be accessorized with low profile applicable extensions-  double-wall corrugated pipe and ribbed PVC pipe.

Ground Holding Tanks

These can be used as free-standing large capacity septic tanks and designed for storing gray water. Produced from high-density polyethylene with U.V inhibitors, it possible to hold greywater of up to 1.0 gravity. Gallon capacity ranges from 2000 to 2650 and extensions, risers, access covers and fittings can make useful accessories to match your needs.

Ready to invest in a septic tank that will have you covered for the long haul? Go To Tanks has plenty of options for your below ground septic tank job. Reach out to us today and we’ll help you find the perfect septic tank for you job.

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