Approximately 65% of New Hampshire residents use an on-site waste water treatment system – commonly known as a “septic system.”
The key to having a septic system that will last is to have a site-appropriate septic design and installation materials. At Steve Sarette and Son Excavation, we provide New Hampshire licensed septic designs for new construction homes, or for clients who need to replace or expand their existing septic system. As your septic system installer, we also can provide the state permitting and schedule local inspections before and during the septic system installation. As our client, all you’ll have to do is call us first!
The goal of a septic system is to keep drinking water safe. The main function of a septic system is to filter contaminants out of household waste water and prevent them from reaching the groundwater supply. The solids (human waste) are stored in the tank and pumped out periodically; the household chemicals must be removed through a leaching process. It is these non-organic waste products that pose the greatest threat to groundwater.
What is the best septic system for New Hampshire? There is no one-size-fits-all solution for on-site wastewater treatment systems. The type of septic system that’s best for your yard depends on the size of your lot and where your septic system is placed. For yards that have plenty of room to install septic system – and the system is gravity fed (meaning the leach field is lower than the house) – a stone and pipe septic system is a tried-and-true standard in New Hampshire.
Small footprint? No problem! Positioning septic systems on some house lots can be restricted, however, because of lot size or well location. A better solution in this case might be an Enviro-Septic©. Using a patented system of corrugated pipe and filter fabric, this innovative septic system allows for a much smaller footprint than a standard stone and pipe system. Also, studies have shown the Enviro-Septic filters out contaminants better than traditional septic systems. Not only has Sarette Excavation installed many Enviro-Septic systems, we also sell the specific sand approved by Presby Environmental – the original designers of the Enviro-Septic system – right out of our own gravel pit in Goffstown New Hampshire!
Town sewer and water connections too! As municipal sewer and water lines expand in many towns, a lot of residents opt for a municipal water and sewer connection instead. If you happen lived in a town or city that provides public water and sewer, we can also hook that up for you.
Enviro-Septic© is a licensed trademark of Presby Environmental, LLC.