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Locating Your Septic Tank

Regular septic tank inspection in San Francisco can help to ensure that your sewage treatment system is functioning properly and effectively. It is difficult to inspect your septic tank, however, if you cannot locate it. Watch this video clip for help in locating your septic tank.

There are a few different methods and tools you can use to find your septic tank when it comes time for an inspection. If you have a basement, you can follow your sewer line until it exits through the wall to find your septic tank. If you don’t, look for the roof vent; your tank should be straight ahead of it. You can also use a shovel and a tile probe to find your tank. When you have narrowed down your search, use the tiled probe to stick through the soil until it hits the top of the septic tank, and then dig up the lid.

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