Are failing septic systems harmful?

An uncared for septic system can be dangerous to the environment and you and your family. Inadequately treated waste-water can transfer diseases such as dysentery, hepatitis, and typhoid fever to animals and humans. Failing systems also leak excessive nutrients and bacteria to rivers, lakes, and the ocean, destroying plant and animal habitat, closing beaches, and hurting the fishing industry. We can help you evaluate the health of your septic system.