has received certification by Harlan Dale Foraker, Licensed Kansas
Professional Engineer No. 10891, confirms that the septic tank meets
the requirements of the state of Kansas, Minimum Standards for Design
and Construction of Onsite Wastewater Systems.
Septic fields are constructed according to county codes. There
are two types available, rock field and infiltrator
field. A rock field is recommended when greater access is
needed. You can drive across a rock field. Infiltrator fields are
recommended for clay soil types and soil that has a low percolation.
Septic fields are not recommended to be placed under driveways or
Click to view installation of an infiltrator field: Photo1
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One thousand (1000) Gallon Septic Tank
view out-of-ground septic tank
The septic tank is constructed of four thousand (4000) psi concrete
and is steel rebar and wire mesh reinforced. The top of the tank
is designed and constructed to support a minimum uniform load of
400 pounds per square foot. The tank has an access manhole, twenty
(20) inches, on inlet side of tank and outlet side of tank. Each
manhole contains a four- inch riser with cap for viewing inside
Excavating a ten-foot by eight-foot hole is required. Depth will
vary according to location of inlet pipe. The dirt floor must be
smooth and level before tank can be installed. Sand is recommended
in clay or rock bedded areas.