terms for the soil treatment system are: drain field,
leach field, seepage bed, soil
absorption field and mound. The soil treatment system
is where the final treatment and disposal of the septic
tank effluent takes place. A properly designed and installed
soil treatment system will destroy all disease-causing
pathogens and filter out the fine solids contained in
the septic tank effluent.
two most commonly used types of soil absorption fields
are trenches and mounds.
www.SepticSeep.com is an information packed web site which explains how
septic systems work.
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