Serving Northern Virgina / Washington DC Metro Area Customers Since 1987
If you have a septic tank in Prince William County VA, and have had flooding, you may have some questions and concerns. Flooding of the septic tank will have lifted the floating crust of fats and grease in the septic tank. Some of this scum may have floated and/or partially plugged the outlet tee. Clean up any floodwater in the house without dumping it into the sink or toilet and allow enough time for the water to recede. Floodwaters from the house that are passed through or pumped through the septic tank will cause higher flows through the system. This may cause solids to transfer from the septic tank to the drainfield and will cause clogging.
Once floodwaters have receded, there are several things homeowners should remember:
If you have a well or suspect damage to your septic tank, have your septic tank in Prince William County VA professionally inspected and serviced or repaired by the experts at Soils and Environmental Services (SES). SES has been serving Prince William County VA and the rest of Northern Virginia and Washington DC residential and commercial markets since 1987. SES specializes in designing alternative septic systems and assessing septic tank options for homes, commercial properties, and sub-divisions.
SES is one of only three businesses to be licensed as a Responsible Management Entity. Loudoun County Virginia was the first in the Nation to establish requirements for an RME based on EPA recommendations. SES manages several communities required to have an RME.