Your Septic System Design Questions Answered

Posted by Hogan Land Services on Aug 15, 2018 10:30:00 AM

Septic system design is one of the many services that our Civil Engineering team at Hogan Land Services is qualified to provide. Projects that involve septic design, testing and evaluation, permitting assistance provided by Hogan Land Services. Below, we have answered some of the frequently asked questions about septic system design.

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Keeping Your Septic System up and Running

Posted by Hogan Land Services on Feb 15, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Septic system design and construction can be complex processes. When you install your septic tank, you need to perform multiple tests on the chosen leach field, as well as consider other components, suchthe tank itself to ensure reliable, hygienic performance. With a careful, meticulous design and planning stage, your septic system should be able to operate for many years without issuealong with the occasional pumping.

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What You Need to Know About California’s Septic Waiver System

Posted by Hogan Land Services on Feb 1, 2018 7:30:00 AM

If you live too far from an urban area to connect to the city sewer network, then you will need a septic system on your property to dispose of sewage and wastewater. However, under California law, developers and homeowners are required to obtain formal authorization from a state Water Board before moving forward with septic system design and installation. The Water Board can provide this authorization either by granting a permit or signing a septic waiver. The documentation you need to build a septic system will vary depending on where you reside in the state.

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Do I Need a Septic Waiver? Understanding Septic System Regulations

Posted by Hogan Land Services on Sep 26, 2017 7:00:00 AM

If your home is removed significantly from access to city sewer lines, then constructing a septic system on your property is the most efficient and cost-effective way of wastewater treatment and disposal. These systems (referred to in most California legal documents as “onsite wastewater treatment systems,” or OWTS) are particularly common in rural or suburban residential areas.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Septic Services

Posted by Hogan Land Services on Jun 28, 2017 7:30:00 AM

On Site Septic services or Onsite Wastewater Treatment (O.W.T.) are among the civil engineering services we offer at Hogan Land Services. We can help you test your soils, identify an appropriate spot for a leach field, plan the appropriate-sized septic tank for your building, and monitor the installation of your new or repaired septic system. Below, we’ve answered a few of the questions about our septic services that we tend to hear most frequently from prospective clients.

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Septic Services: Frequently Asked Questions

Posted by Hogan Land Services on Apr 19, 2017 7:30:00 AM

Whether you’re remodeling your home, adding a new accessory dwelling unit or developing a lot from scratch, the subject of onsite wastewater treatment and disposal—also known as the septic system—is going to play a key role in the scope of the project.   Quite often, big plans for development are suddenly changed in size or location when the parcel’s capacity for septic disposal is not considered.  The fact is, septic disposal capacity on a parcel is the driving factor to what can be built on it. 

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Topics: septic services, percolation tests, septic system design