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Old 10-06-2005, 04:06 PM   #15
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something everyone seems to be forgetting is that when you dump into your own septic tank, you are putting in what you would have had you been home. Okay you are doing it all at once, but you could space out the black water then go back and do the gray several hours later. Not only that but dumping a tank can actually benifit the septic tank as it will agitate and add oxegen into it, when you dump.

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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content"> Not only that but dumping a tank can actually benifit the septic tank as it will agitate and add oxegen into it, when you dump. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

It's best not to stir up the contents of a septic tank. The sludge goes to the bottom and some sort of crust forms on the top and the digested liquids flow out to your leach bed about a foot below the top crust.

Agitation is harmful as it places solids at the outlet level.

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