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Preparing your Septic System for a Hurricane

The Virginia Health Department has a great article on preventative action. The key points are outlined below. For a complete read, visit their article. The 2020 Hurricane Season is in full swing. Communities up and down the Atlantic Coast are bracing for what experts are calling “another record-breaking” storm season. We’ve put together this article

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Pump Station Inspection and Maintenance: Our 30-Point Report

Our maintenance inspections normally cover a 30-point inspection, ensuring that no small issue becomes a large one. The following represent the major components we look at during each inspection: Our 30-point Pump Station Inspection Report is Standard for all Commercial Pump Stations Wet Well Grease Build-Up: Check all surfaces for grease build-up. Any surface which

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Commercial Pump Station Maintenance 101

Your commercial property probably has a pump station if it was developed in the absence of a viable gravity sewer. This has been the case for many years (at least the 73-year history of our firm)… and so we find pump stations in many different properties in many different states of use with different configurations

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Can a rainstorm or hurricane damage a septic system?

Hurricane season is back! High winds, inches of rain, downed trees… Did you know all of these can adversely impact your septic system? It is common to have a septic back up after or even during a heavy rain. Significant rainfall can quickly flood the ground around the soil absorption area (drainfield) leaving it saturated,

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