Signs your septic systems may be failing: broken pipes and biomat

Signs Your Septic System Might Be Failing

Signs your septic systems may be failing: broken pipes and biomatA properly installed and well-maintained system can last decades, but septic systems don’t last forever. Here are a few signs that your septic system might be failing. Watch out for:

  • Slow drainage
  • Spongy spots on or near your leaching bed 
  • Lawn over leaching bed has abnormally healthy grass 
  • Sewage on the ground 
  • Odour inside or outside your home 
  • Poor well or surface water quality 
  • Liquid oozing out around the lids

If you are concerned that your septic system may be failing, contact Mike Clark Excavating & Septic Pumping to arrange an on-site inspection of your septic system.