Q & A

Q & A

Question: Can a septic system with a cesspool pass a septic inspection? Answer: Cesspools have not been installed legally since 1970. This means they are at least 47 years old. The average life of a septic system is 35 years. However, the answer is yes. Many cesspools...

Cesspools and Seepage Pits

Cesspools and septic tanks with seepage pits are no longer permitted for installation Many older homes with systems installed prior to 1970 may have these systems in use. Cesspools are constructed of open-jointed walls (concrete block or stone) and open bottoms The...