Buying a House with a Septic Tank
WEIGHING THE PROS AND CONS OF A SEPTIC TANK SYSTEM
A septic tank is a tank, typically underground, where the sewage is collected and decomposes through bacterial activity before draining into an also underground drain field. In lower lying yards, your drain field may look like a big hump on the ground. This hump method protects the integrity of the drain field from heavy rainfall.