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Septic Pumping

The problem with waiting until a septic system issue arises is that it’s usually too late for a simple solution.

Fortunately Sewer Duck of Aberdeen provides the simple, preventative services for your septic tank to avoid costly, difficult maintenance down the road. Our septic system cleaning services provide residential, commercial and industrial customers with preventative cleaning and pumping so you don’t have to wait until an emergency. We even offer an environmentally friendly disposal option for your septic tank when the time comes.

We provide septic system pumping for the following:

  • Rural homes
  • Commercial properties
  • Car wash pits
  • Ethanol plants
  • Lift stations
  • Farms and ranches
  • Elevator boots

Schedule an annual service inspection and have your tank pumped every three years to eliminate expensive problems before they happen. Don’t wait until it’s too late – schedule a service call today.

How Your Septic System Works

When the waste water from your toilets, sinks and washing machine leave your house, it’s combined. When it hits the septic tank, however, it begins to separate.

The heaviest particulate matter in the waste, called sludge, sinks to the bottom. At the top of the tank, fats, oils and proteins form the floating scum layer. In the middle is the comparatively clear liquid layer called effluent.

Septic systems are designed so that only the effluent is discharged from the tank into the drain field. The effluent is degraded enough to be well-filtered by good soil plus there’s plenty of organic material left in the effluent, though, which acts as fertilizer.

What doesn’t get removed from your septic system is scum and sludge. That’s where Sewer Duck comes in. If you don’t have your septic system regularly pumped you could be dealing with an emergency that costs thousands of dollars in parts and labor. Regular maintenance can go a long way in avoiding problems.