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You cannot put an above ground pool over a septic field. This land is not very stable and will cause your pool to sink.

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Q: Can you put an above ground pool over a septic field?
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Can you build a deck over a septic field clean out in nc?

Never have anything over your septic clean out no matter where your at.

Where should the water from a septic system evaporate?

into the ground, your septic has a tank that separates solids and liquids. The solids stay in tank until pumped out and the liquids continue into a leech field that is all over your yard.

Can you put an above ground pool over septic tank?

This sounds like an engineering question you can as long as the lid over the tank it of sufficient strength to hold the weight. keeping in mid also that there will be uneven settlement around the perimeters of the tank where the pool is over the normal ground

How does a septic tank look?

A septic tank and its accompanying drain field are both several feet underground, and so from ground level they do not "look" like anything at all. Sometimes grass is more green over a septic tank, but this is not necessarily so. Even a septic tank specialist cannot locate your tank by looking. They would need to use a special probe or a line detector.

Can you build a Aframe on posts over a septic field?

Explain "Aframe" -if you mean an A-Frame shelter to work on the septic field, that's permissible. If you are loosely referring to an A- Frame dwelling that's absolutely NOT allowed in any civilised country.

How deep can a septic tank be. Is it ok to put gravel on top, or dirt Will it hurt the drain field?

Septic tanks may be installed at any depth in the soil. The main factors that determine the depth of the tank are sewer line depth, and the site conditions. It is ok to put gravel or dirt over your septic tank. If you have six or more inches of dirt you can grow grass as well.Putting gravel or dirt over the septic tank will not harm the drain field.

Can you put above ground swimming pool over septic lines?

Yes, you can put an above ground swimming pool over your septic lines. It is not advisable. It is contrary to code. It is illegal in many places. If a rip in your pool liner floods your drain field and spreads coliform bacteria you may have great liability which your homeowner's insurance will not pay. It does not have to pay when you cause damage by doing something illegal. But if you want to know if it can be done, yes it is possible. If you are only going over the pipe leading to or from the actual tank you should have no particular problem. the tank treats the sewage and as long as you don't interfere with its operation you should not have a problem. however do not put the pool on top of the transpiration bed because you will end up with a mess.

Can a Pool be built on top of septic tank?

Yes! There are many instances of pools being built high up in hotels etc. Therefore, a pool built over a septic will not be a problem. Providing there is enough space above the septic tank to enable servicing.

Can you install an inground pool near or over a septic field?

Not over, but near. Some municipalities have specific by-laws dictating how close you can place your pool to your septic field. Our municipality didn't have a by-law, but recommended a minimum of 9' between the edge of the pool deck and the septic field. At a minimum, be careful not to allow your pool deck (whether concrete or patio stone) to extend over your septic field because the performance of your septic system could be seriously impaired. If it can be avoided - I would avoid it at all costs. A septic field isn't as stable as the surrounding area would be. The ground shifts more. As the ground shifts - your pool shifts -and not all together - so you may weaken the foundation of your pool a great deal causing damage that can not be fixed. Good Question one of the most popular in the building industry that I get. Every building official will have a code for minimum distances your going to be able to build near them, remember I said Minimum. You first have to understand a bit about a septic field, it is designed to evaporate the liquids from your septic tank, so in order to do that it will not work correctly if the bed of stone and sand and pipe has more than 3' of cover over it. Secondly you must figure where your next field is going to be if your first field gets saturated and it no longer works because of contamination. That's your back-up field area. Next figure how your pool will impact your field as the new concrete pond will send lots more water to that area from rain snow and not to mention what happens if the pool springs a leak, you got two leaks mixing. Its a good idea to keep your septic field protected, even if your not getting a new pool. Please don't drive over it getting to the back yard or front, and on the same hand don't let heavy construction trucks or delivery truck either, the pipe can be easily crushed. A wet field is also a huge health hazard, not to mention the smell. Licensed and insured professional pool builders are available for your project to get it done right and safe at all stages.

Why is grass greenest over a septic system tile field?

Because of the ammonia content in the wastewater. It makes the grass dark green.

Does homeowners insurance cover failed septic systems?

Not unless it specifically states that it does and chances are it does not. A good rule of thumb for home insurance coverage is: If something is damaged over a period of time (like septic tanks) it is not covered. If something is damaged immediately (like someone driving over your septic tank drain field) then it would be covered.

Can you build a garage over a septic field?

If the field is a dispersal field for processed foul sewer water then it is extremely unlikely that the field can be built over. This is because the soil needs to remain biologically active to further process the wastewater. It needs to be exposed to the sun and the air, to be free draining and have plant, insect, fungal and bacterial life for the process to work, in order to keep the area and the soil and water from becoming smelly and unhealthy.ANS 2 - NO, you cannot ! Local ordinances almost everywhere forbid building over a septic field.