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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
This document provides a List of Types Septic Media Filters as Components of Alternative Septic Systems. Media filter septic systems use a conventional septic tank followed by any of several methods to further filter and treat septic effluent before it is discharged to the soil, soil surface, or waterway.
These different septic media filter types are explained here. We include a list of product sources for various types of septic filters.
Citation of this article by reference to this website and brief quotation for the sole purpose of review are permitted. Use of this information at other websites, in books or pamphlets for sale is reserved to the author. Technical review by industry experts has been performed and is ongoing - reviewers welcomed and are listed at References.
Green links show where you are. © Copyright 2014 InspectApedia.com, All Rights Reserved.The illustration shows a gravel media filter as implemented by Boxerwood Gardens, an arboretum and nature center in Lexington Virginia.
While two gravel-containing structures are shown in this illustration the gravel media filter uses only one.
The second and empty gray container was included to show the (otherwise hidden) drain lines that exit from the bottom of the gravel media filter system.
[Click image for larger view. Image courtesy of Boxerwood Gardens - link to their site at References below.]
Jantrania/Gross's text. lists the types of septic media filters outlined below. Additional pages of this article describe each of these types of septic media filters in more detail.
Types of Natural Fiber Filter Media
Manufactured Septic Filter Media Products
These natural and manufactured septic filter media systems are discussed in detail below.
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Technical Reviewers & References
Our text draws heavily on Dr. Jantrania &Gross's work and on New York State Water Treatment Standards.
Design Manuals for Septic Systems
Onsite Wastewater Disposal Books