Septic System Engineer or ROWP?

When it comes to planning and installing your septic system, a septic engineer or ROWP are the authorized persons to help you.

Composting Toilets DIY, Info & BC Regulations

Composting Toilets, Information for the DIY What are they and how do they work? Composting toilets are often touted as eco-friendly alternatives to conventional toilets, but what are they and how do they differ from their conventional counterparts?  For the typical do-it-yourselfer, this article can offer some valuable insight. What is a Composting Toilet? A […]

Septic Sytems in Clay Soils, The Expanding Clay Dilema- GroundStone

Impact of Expanding Clay Soils on Septic System Performance Septic systems in clay soils, especially expansive clays can bring certain challenges and headaches to any homeowner living with a backyard that consists of clay. With expanding clays there can be many challenges with not only house foundations but with septic systems, it is important to […]

Septic Systems in Clay Soils, The Expanding Clay Dilema- GroundStone

Impact of Expanding Clay Soils on Septic System Performance Septic systems in clay soils, especially expansive clays can bring certain challenges and headaches to any homeowner living with a backyard that consists of clay. With expanding clays there can be many challenges with not only house foundations but with septic systems, it is important to […]

Septic Systems: Who is Responsible For What?

Onsite Sewage System Roles & Responsibilities in a Nutshell Wastewater Treatment Systems: Who is Responsible for What? When installing an onsite sewage treatment system there are several issues that need to be taken into account in order to ensure that sewage is safely treated and disposed of to prevent any potential health hazards from arising. […]

Before You Buy Land Think Of The Home’s Sewage Disposal System

Keep Sewage  System Treatment in Mind when Buying Vacant Rural Lots Are you searching for the perfect patch of rural land on which to build the house of your dreams? If so, you will also want to consider more than just the views and the neighbourhood before signing the purchase contract. One of the most […]

Nitrogen in Sewage Systems: The Chemical Element & Human Impact To Fresh Water

Why the concern over a natural element, one that is critical to plant and animal life? There are three related reasons: sewage favours the formation of nitrate, excessive nitrate has negative effects on aquatic environments, and a high concentration of nitrate in drinking water has potential negative human health consequences.

Soil Testing For Septic Systems | Septic Perc Testing | BC Testing And Cost

Septic System Perc Testing And Determining Construction Suitability When determining if a building site is suitable to hold a septic system a site investigation must be conducted.  This includes evaluating and testing the soils for structure, texture, consistency, depth and permeability. Imagine that you are ready to build your dream home. You’ve found the ideal […]

Sizing A Septic System | Tank And Drain Field Factors

Septic System Sizing Requirements: What size septic system do I need? A question that often arises with new septic system installations is: ‘What size septic system do I need?’ There is a common misconception that the size of the system is determined by the size of the home, but this is not entirely true. While […]