Archive for January, 2015

Understanding Septic Systems

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If your home relies on a septic system for wastewater disposal, it is important to understand how your system works. With proper maintenance and pumping, you can aid your septic system in functioning properly for many years. By setting up regular services and septic pumping’s you are engaging in preventative maintenance. It is important to keep waste water flowing in easily and draining easily.  Here is a quick overview of some of the main components of a septic system. Septic Tank One of the primary parts of the septic system is the septic tank. Each time you flush the toilet or run…

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How to Locate Your Septic Tank

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In order to care for your septic system, it is important to know where your septic tank is. There are several tools that you can use to locate your septic tank. For example, you can use a metal detector or tile probe to locate your septic tank. To learn more about these two methods watch this video from Stewart Meade Photography. Tri-County Pumps has a third method using a flushable transmitting locator, if you want to learn more about this great technique contact Tri-County Pumps. When your septic tank needs to be pumped, be sure to call Tri-County Pumps. Our…

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How Does UV Light Kill Microorganisms?

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If you are seeking a great way to make sure your tap water is safe to drink from microorganisms you may want to consider installing a UV light water treatment system. UV Light Systems are able to sterilize tap water, without the use of harsh chemicals, such as chlorine. After you install a UV Light System, you can rest assured that your family is drinking water safe from harmful Microorganisms. Let’s take a look at how UV Light sterilize water from microorganisms.   DNA Damage UV light water treatment systems kill microorganisms by damaging their DNA. When UV light shines on a…

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