Septic systems are used throughout the country for homes and small businesses that don’t have access to a municipal sewer system. Instead of what we’re commonly used to in cities and urban areas, septic systems serve as an alternative water treatment process right on-site. 

If you’re installing a new septic system or are moving to a community that uses septic systems, then it’ll be a good idea to have a basic understanding of what they do and how they work.