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We evaluate your site and soils to make sure it can support a repair, expanded, or new septic system.
Our team provides you with septic design options that best fit your site needs, within your budget.
We work closely with you to have a septic system installed within budget and in your timeline.
Unique aspects of installing and maintaining a septic system in Grass Valley, CA:
Topography: Grass Valley is located in the Sierra Nevada foothills, which means that many properties have steep slopes. This can make it challenging to install and maintain a septic system.
Soil type: Grass Valley has a variety of soil types, including clay, loam, and sand. The type of soil on your property will affect the design and installation of your septic system.
Water table: The water table in Grass Valley is relatively high. This means that septic systems in Grass Valley need to be designed to prevent effluent from contaminating groundwater.
Climate: Grass Valley has a Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and mild, wet winters. The dry summers can put stress on septic systems, so it is important to have your system inspected and maintained regularly.
In addition to these general factors, there are a few other things to keep in mind when installing and maintaining a septic system in Grass Valley:
Percolation test: A percolation test is required by Nevada County to determine the suitability of a site for a septic system. The test measures how quickly water drains through the soil.
Septic system permits: A permit is required from Nevada County to install or repair a septic system.
Septic system maintenance: Septic systems should be inspected and pumped every 3-5 years.