What You Need To Know About Septic Tanks.
Waste management has become a critical point for the present society especially in a time when population increase is crippling most resource usage as the resources are becoming more and scarcer and therefore the need to establish systems of conservation through waste management.
Water waste management is a critical element of waste management and it has been a key area of focus in the waste management field and therefore the development of facilities such as septic tanks to reduce the wastage of water in residential or commercial developments.
The following are some of the uses of septic tanks to enlighten you on what they are about.
Firstly, septic tanks are used for the disposal of water from a residential apartment and they work by allowing the disposal water from the drainage system in the residential or other development building to drain into the tanks that are made of cement or fiber glass and then the water is allowed to settle so that the solid sediments can be separated from the liquid then the water is separated and the solid waste cleared.
The septic tank is then used to treat the waste water collected which can then have additional uses rather than just throwing it away once it is treated and therefore allowing the use of treated water on other systems.
Something else you need to know is that septic tanks are stored underground because it would be costly maintaining the septic tank on the ground surface due to the additional cost of having to pump waste water to the surface; also it would be very smelly and cause air pollution due to the contents of material that are being treated.
Septic tanks can also have more than one compartments so as to ensure they treat the water more thoroughly as compare to treating the water when only one compartment is involved hence making them more resourceful in water treatment.
The number of people in the commercial or residential apartments also determine the size of the septic tank because the more the number of people in those apartments then the larger the septic tanks ought to be.
Finally, septic tanks should be well managed to ensure there are few breakdowns in their usage, a situation that can be catastrophic if not managed.