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Old 09-20-2015, 09:20 AM   #1
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Neighbor's drain field

Hey all. My neighbors have way too many people living in their house and have subsequently taxed their septic system. The last time it was pumped was about six months ago. They have a raised drain field that is about 10' from my property line and I know their system is in trouble again because I can hear gurgling coming from the drain field.

With that being said, I have small ditches running on both sides of my property. On the side by these neighbors I am seeing a gross orangish build up. Is this what I think it is?
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Old 09-20-2015, 09:35 AM   #2
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The smell should tell you. Talk to the neighbor. If they ignore you, call your local health department.
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Notify your local health department the should send someone out to look at it.
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