How Your Septic System Is Affected By a Leaking Toilet

How a small leak can overload your septic drain field over time.

Older septic system designs may not hold up to today’s standards.

Maintenance on your home sewage system is key along with preventative measures in ensuring proper function.

Did you know that a leaky toilet is capable of hydraulically overloading your septic field? A leaky toilet can allow up to 50 gallons of water per day down the drain, which can toilet-with-water-on-floor1eventually cause your septic field to become over saturated, and possible failure.  If you have older toilets, it may be worth checking for possible leaking, either repair or replace, it will cost you less
in the long run.

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