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SEPTIC SYSTEM INSPECT DIAGNOSE REPAIR
SEPTIC CARE INSTRUCTIONS
SEPTIC D-BOX INSTALL REPAIR
SEPTIC DRAINFIELD FAILURE DIAGNOSIS
SEPTIC DYE TEST PROCEDURE
SEPTIC FAILURE SIGNS
SEPTIC INSPECTION & TEST GUIDE
SEPTIC LIFE EXPECTANCY
SEPTIC SUPPLIES & PARTS
SEPTIC SYSTEM DESIGN ALTERNATIVES
SEPTIC SYSTEM DESIGN BASICS
SEPTIC SYSTEMS, HOME BUYERS GUIDE to
SEPTIC SYSTEM SAFETY WARNINGS
SEPTIC TREATMENTS & CHEMICALS
SEWAGE BACKUP PREVENTION
SEWAGE EJECTOR / GRINDER PUMPS
SEWER GAS ODORS
SEWER LINE REPLACEMENT
SINKHOLES, WARNING SIGNS
SOAKAWAY BED FAILURE DIAGNOSIS
SULPHUR & SEWER GAS SMELL SOURCES
TOILETS, INSPECT, INSTALL, REPAIR
TRAPS on PLUMBING FIXTURES
TREATMENTS & CHEMICALS, SEPTIC
VIDEO GUIDES: Septic Videos
WATER CONSERVATION MEASURES
WATER SOFTENERS & CONDITIONERS
WATER SUPPLY & DRAIN PIPING
WATER, WELLS, WATER TANKS: TESTING GUIDE
WASHING MACHINES & SEPTIC SYSTEMS
WASTEWATER TREATMENT BASICS
WINTERIZE A BUILDING
Design specifications & regulations for the D-box and septic effluent distribution/disposal:
These model septic design regulations discusses the means of distribution or movement of effluent from the septic tank to the absorption system or leach field.
Components reviewed include septic tank outlet lines, effluent distribution lines, distribution boxes, gravity flow, pressure distribution, dosing, and siphons.
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This document uses the New York State wastewater treatment standard for individual household septic systems (Appendix 75-A) to provide an example of state regulated design and installation of both conventional tank and leach field septic systems and alternative septic system designs, including raised septic systems, septic mound systems, intermittent sand filter septic systems, and evaportion-transpiration septic systems. NYS Section 75-A.7
The FLOUT® effluent dosing system shown at page top is discussed in detail at GRAVITY/SIPHON DOSING SYSTEMS.
Effective Date: 12/01/90 Title: Appendix 75-A.7 - Distribution devices
(a) Gravity Distribution of Septic System Effluent - D-Box & Piping
The maximum length of absorption lines used in conjunction with the gravity distribution shall be 60 feet.
(1) Distribution Box Design Specifications - the D-Box Specs
Readers of this page section on distribution boxes should also see SEPTIC D-BOX INSTALL REPAIR a chapter of Inspecting, Testing, & Maintaining & Designing Residential Septic Systems, our online book.
(2) Serial Distribution [of Septic System Effluent]
(3) Drop Manholes on Sloping Sites Control Effluent Distribution
(b) Pressure distribution and dosing specifications for septic system effluent disposal
Readers of this page should also see Pressure Dosing Septic Systems a chapter of Inspecting, Testing, & Maintaining & Designing Residential Septic Systems, our online book.
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