Stay Septic Tank Tips

The Stay Septic mission is to keep you informed and educated about your septic tank system and how you can help keep it functioning at its best. Here are a few tips to keep your septic tank system on its toes:

Four(4) main components of your septic tank system:

  • A pipe from the home, through which all wastewater exits.
  • The septic tank, a watertight container where the wastewater settles into sludge on the bottom and grease and oils on top.
  • The drainfield or aeration units which provide further filtration.
  • The soil, which filters out all contaminants before the wastewater eventually returns to groundwater.

Four(4) key things you can do to protect your septic tank system:

  • Get your system pumped regularly by a registered septic tank service company such as STAY Septic.
  • Utilize water efficiently. For example, not waasin
  • Don’t dispose of household hazardous wastes in sinks and toilets.
  • Maintain your drainfield with good soils and drainage.

Stay Septic Tank Tips

These simple steps can potentially save you the expense of having to replace a failing or failed system.

Additionally, there are other reasons to maintain a healthy septic system such as protecting water resources and to prevent the spread of infection and disease. Typical pollutants found in household wastewater are nitrogen, phosphorous, and disease-causing bacteria plus an assortment of viruses. A properly working septic system will effectively remove all of these pollutants.

Ask your STAY Septic technician for tips on proper septic tank service for your system, including maintenance and inspection suggestions to ensure an ideally functioning system for many years.

Do you have additional questions about your septic system? Contact Us HERE.

County Environmental Health Services

Environmental Health Services managed by Ohio counties are the governing body regarding septic systems, the regulations and coding. Because we like to keep you informed, Stay Septic is providing you with these easy links to the Medina, Portage, Stark, Summit and Wayne County’s Environmental Services websites.

There is where you can find the latest updated information regarding sewage treatment systems specific to your area. These are the counties STAY Septic works in as well, so please feel free to contact us (link) for assistance, information or for a free estimate.

Medina County Environmental Health – Sewage Treatment Systems Page

Summit County Health Department – Environmental Services Page

Stark County Environmental Health Page

Portage County Environmental Division Page

Wayne County Environmental Services Overview Page