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Old 09-14-2015, 10:39 AM   #1
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Grey water over hill


I got a place that's gonna sleep 12-15 people for short stays (3-5days then nobody for 3-5 days) with a 1,025 gallon septic tank. It's up in the hills, lowly populated and low enforcement. Some local plumbers are recommending I tap all 3 showers, 2 washing machines, and 3 bath sinks if all possible and send the water out over the hill (in wooded area) small creeks 150ft away to help the septic work better.

Does this sound like a good idea ??
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Ayuh,.... A grey water dry well would be a Better option, than just dumpin' it in the woods,....
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Ayuh,.... A grey water dry well would be a Better option, than just dumpin' it in the woods,....
ok, thanks for tip. I just am starting to investigate this. i'll google it
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I also suggest you contact you local Septic authority and state EPA before one does this. In Ohio grey water waste has it's own plumbing requirements and is regulated by the state. Disposing washer machine waste to the local stream is not an option.
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