Welcome back to another Meinco blog, readers! We’re so glad you stopped by because in today’s post we’re answering YOUR questions. Our owner, David has been in the wastewater business for over 20 years and is proud to be your trusted resource when it comes to all things septic and wastewater systems for your homes and businesses.

Our question of the day is “I think I have a line leak in my septic tank…HELP!”. This is a great question and requires attention from professionals as soon as you notice, so here’s what we recommend if you find yourself in a similar situation.

You know the saying “The grass is always greener on the other side”? Well, it should be stated that “The grass is greener where you water it.” What do we mean by that exactly? Well, this is extra particular when it comes to your septic tank because if you happen to notice an especially green patch or lush area of grass near the site of your septic tank, you’ve most likely got a leak somewhere in your line. This could also mean that your lines are getting a little too much water from your wastewater system, therefore, you’re looking at an overly-watered yard area. In some cases, but not all, you may also happen to see some sort of raw sewage around your septic tank and this could be serious health and environmental hazards that require immediate attention to avoid any health danger.

We recommend that you pay close attention to the area in and around your septic tank. Keep an eye out for anything out of the ordinary such as green patches in certain spots and not others, raw sewage, or excess water piling up around the septic tank site. These are all signs of clogs, leaks, or tree root infiltrations that need attention from specialists as soon as possible.

If any of these issues are coming up at your home or business with your wastewater system, please give our team a call at Meinco Wastewater so we can professionally inspect your system. We will be sure to get your wastewater system back up and running for you and get you on a regular maintenance schedule with our team.

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