Mom and Dad have been having some trouble with their septic tank lately, as well as with the pipe running from the house to the tank.
The pipe is probably 40 years old, and is full of tree roots. The tank is probably about as old. It has a cracked concrete lid, among other problems.
Dad was giving some thought to replacing it, and the question came up as to where to put a new one. He thought it should go about where it is - Roughly 30 feet (of pipe) from the house, right next to the garage, and right under a bunch of trees.
My thought was to run it 150' away, kinda downhill into an old pasture that's rarely used anymore. That way it would be easy to access when repairs or pumping were needed.
Dad said he didn't think the tank could be that far from the house. I don't see why it couldn't, as long as the pipe from the house to the tank had enough slope.
So what's the deal? Does the distance make a difference?
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