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Old 10-26-2011, 10:41 AM   #1
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Hi, A while back I asked a question, how often should I pump my secondary tank. My field is above grade so they sunk a secondary tank with a pump in it to pump to my field. I got a few different opinions on this so I asked the septic co, the one who pumps my primary tank this question. He said you don't pump that tank. I'd like to get some different opinions on this

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He's right.

You should only have to pump that tank out when the lift pump fails and needs to be serviced.

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Thanks man I appreciate the response
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The secondary tank only contains liquid and should never need to be pumped
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