Why Install A Septic Tank System?
Although Hawaii ranks 43rd in the US for the size of the state, it ranks 1st for the most amount of cesspools nationwide. With over 90% of the drinking water for Hawaii coming from underground wells, these cesspools can cause a real problem.
How Does A Septic System Work?
Both a cesspool and a septic tank hold waste and both need to be pumped once they begin to approach being full. The main difference is a septic system is a tank that holds the waste. Once the waste is in the tank, bacteria will break it down and allow the treated water to pass through a series of pipes. These pipes then release this water into the soil around the tank.