Coffee gounds and septic tanks

Are Coffee Grounds Safe for Septic System Tanks?

Septic systems are not designed to be used as garbage disposal to process food waste or scraps. Coffee grounds, food scraps and other items that will not break down in the septic tank can even cause problems and clogging.   As we’ve discussed here, a healthy septic system needs a balanced ecosystem of healthy bacteria … Read more

Septic System Basic Explanation

What is a Septic System? | How does a Septic Tank Work?

The septic system is an underground waste water treatment system that is highly efficient and self-contained. It is a method of disposing waste water like the sewer system, because it treats and disposes household water on the site. It is more economical than the sewer system in rural areas where the houses are spaced apart … Read more