Septic Surprise

So here at the Dacha we have a septic system. As we were planning to have a number of guests for the weekend we decided to check it out. The person who installed our septic predicted that we would need to pump it out after all this time (about 3 years) but we weren’t so sure, so we uncovered the tank…

There are two parts of the septic tank. The first section is where everything including solid waste goes. The idea is that it breaks down into a liquid and then enters the second section. If the tank it full of solids to the very bottom then you may need to pump it out. This is what we saw (please prepare yourself):