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Understand Your Septic System

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Know how your septic system works and keep it healthy.

If you are on a septic system, you know how important it is to keep your family and your environment safe. Most homeowners know on-site septic systems treat sewage from homes. But how septic systems work can be a bit of a mystery. It can be hard to wrap your mind around something that’s invisible!

How can you see one without digging it up? Enter interactive 3-D models of septic systems. Open one of the eight models on your computer, tablet or smart phone, and you’ll be able to explore the mysteries of an entire septic system—from toilet to drainfield.

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You can also share models on your own website. Visit, choose a model, and click “Embed.”