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Old 09-06-2011, 08:54 PM   #1
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does the vent have to be totally vertical or can i have a 8 foot section that runs horizontally?

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Old 09-06-2011, 09:12 PM   #2
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Does a septic tank have to be vented to begin with?

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Old 09-06-2011, 09:44 PM   #3
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I was wondering that myself Bud.
I thought maybe the four houses i've had, were all done incorrectly.
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Old 09-06-2011, 09:48 PM   #4
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I've had several septic systems myself and don't ever remember seeing one vented.

Well there was one one time but that was because I drove my Bobcat over it and the lid broke in. Don't think for a minute that won't scare the hell out of ya.
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Old 09-07-2011, 08:03 AM   #5
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In most jurisdictions there is no vent at the septic tank but in some jurisdictions a vent is required at the far end of the leach field.

This is in addition to vents for drain lines in the house.
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