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05-24-2009, 11:20 PM #1
Got a possible old septic system issue
Got a new chicken house that I recently built in the backyard, and right in front of it the dirt is getting compacted from the constructing and from the daily visits to feed my future dinners. After a wet spell recently the ground stayed wet longer than usual, and while mowing about 50 feet away I spotted an old soil pipe running along the ground just underneath the grass and terminating at my property's edge.
This soil pipe would be downstream and is pointing dead center to the seeping water area in front of the KFC shangri-la.
I'm thinking it might be from the old septic system, and I will probably just repair the pipe.
Thing is though that it's a new house(less than 5 years old) on city water/sewer and the property has had homes on it for almost a century. so I'll check the state laws about builders removing old septic systems if need be. Sounds to me like it does need be...
Doesn't it sound like that to y'all?
Anyone ever run into this kind of thing before?It's great to be alive and pumping oxygen!
05-24-2009, 11:53 PM #2
There is no way in telling without looking at what you have. If that is clay tile pipe exposed just under the surface, and you have a new house then more than likely it's been abandoned. More than likely that is an old abandoned system you no longer need. I would have it checked out by a plumber.