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  1. Septic trips breaker in 2 seconds.

    Plumbing
    After a recent and week-long flood that didn't go above our yard like our neighbors' did, the septic's breaker trips. Also, our water pump doesn't work but it's breakers remain on. Pressure is 10. Would the septic's problem affect the water pump's performance? When we bought the house 3 years...
  2. Septic system issues

    General DIY Discussions
    ISO, I found four feet of septic water in my basement which obviously i don't go down there much. Dug the top off the septic and found the entire electric fixture floating down there in septic water. The receptacle was below water, MELTED, piggyback switch plug and the pump plug in it. I ran...
  3. On septic system, toilet not flushing but gurgling

    Plumbing
    We are on a septic system, house is 26 years old. Should we be able to see water at the top of the clean out pipe? :vs_worry::plain:
  4. Pumping double septic tanks

    Plumbing
    I have a double tank system and want to know whether I should pump both tanks. 5 years ago the drain field failed and a new one was put in next to it. To meet code, also had to put in a new tank. the contractor left the old tank in place but left it as part of the system. The outflow of the...
  5. Septic tank

    Building & Construction
    Is it safe to build septic tank under the house foundation?
  6. clogged sewer pipe

    Plumbing
    We have just replaced a section of pipe going from our toilet to the septic tank and it has backed up but slowly drains so we believe it has a clog but somewhere in the pipe between the new section and the tank, we have tried draino and plunger but still has not cleared...any tips?
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