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May
20
2022

Conventional septic systems work in an environment without oxygen (anaerobic system), the natural aging process of that oxygen-free environment promotes the growth of a black sludge called biomat. Over time this growth seals and prevents the system from releasing water into the ground. Since the biomat survives and thrives without oxygen it also dies and […]

Apr
19
2022

Advanced Wastewater Treatment Systems Recently I was chatting with a septic system design engineer about advanced wastewater treatment systems. This gentleman is an accomplished engineer, is a licensed P.E. in the state of Colorado, and has spent many years designing systems in accordance with the Colorado code. My impression was that he knows the Colorado […]

Mar
21
2022

SEPTIC TANK RISER ADAPTER FLANGE/INGRESS BARRIER BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION The invention relates generally to the septic tank access ports installed in septic systems. Discussion of the Related Art In order to perform maintenance on septic tanks access ports, which are commonly referred to as tank risers or risers, are installed on the openings to […]

Mar
7
2022

Septic System Help Blog

Cesspool Upgrade – Hawaii Act 125

Hawaii Act 125 requires that some 88,000 cesspools need to be upgraded by 2050.  In 2017 the Hawaii congress passed this law. The law has many questions surrounding it. Prioritizing which cesspool applications get upgraded and how the project is funded are some of the largest issues. There have been discussions for decades and the […]

Feb
3
2022

Septic tank failing? Nothing is quite as unpleasant as a septic system that has failed. The most common causes of septic system problems includes clogging and blockages from solids, obstructions from tree roots, broken pipelines or an obstruction within the septic pipes. The most frequent cause of in-pipe obstruction results from excessive quantities of wastewater […]

Jan
27
2020

Driving Innovation and Advancing Aero-Stream® LLC, a national leader in residential water and wastewater treatment, is proud to announce Aero-Stream ® Remediation has been tested by one of the most respected independent certification organizations, NSF International. Over the next several months, we’ll begin to launch a series of NSF 40 Aerobic Treatment Units. The systems […]

Oct
13
2015

Septic System Help Blog

How to Install Septic Tank Risers

Septic Tank Risers – Easy Installation You have been asking for a video on “How to install septic tank risers“, so here it is! This new video covers a couple of issues. This system was about 10 years old. As you will see, the concrete riser was in pretty bad condition. The deterioration was caused […]

Apr
9
2015

Septic System Help Blog

Septic System Experts

Call 24/7 for Free Expert Advice (877) 254-7093 Let the experts at Aero-Stream® diagnose your problem and guide you through the solution saving you money and stress. Experience First Class Customer Service and Septic System Knowledge. Don’t let them dig! Before you do anything else call us. Do it Yourself Install in 30 Minutes! WATCH THE […]

Feb
25
2015

You may be familiar with the different methods of treating water, but the actual science behind each process can be mystifying. Water purification systems are designed for specific types of water, which is important to keep in mind as you consider a home, garden, or laboratory setting.   Carbon When water passes through a carbon […]

Feb
18
2015

Before you purchase a fancy Reverse Osmosis water purification system for your home, it’s important to keep in mind a few things – particularly in regards to your septic system. First, you should consider what takes place during the process of Reverse Osmosis in order to better understand the impact it will have on your […]

Feb
4
2015

Install low-flow Water Fixtures Making the switch to low-flow water fixtures can dramatically reduce your household water usage and monthly bill.  If your faucets, showerheads, or toilets were installed prior to 1995, you should consider upgrading to modern fixtures that offer greater water efficiency for numerous reasons. Many modern faucets use 40% less water and […]

Dec
4
2014

The History of Ozone Did you know that Ozone has been used in Europe since 1903 to purify drinking water and is currently being used in the United States for water purification? In fact it was added to Milwaukee County after the 1993 Cryptosporidiosis epidemic in which 69 deaths and an estimated 403,000 were sickened […]

Nov
21
2014

As the fall weather gives way to sharp temperature drops for winter, you’ll want to make the most of your home heating. Here are some tips to keep comfortable as the temperature drops. Home Energy Audit Before the cold weather sets in, consider a home energy audit. During the audit, a specialist from your electric […]

Nov
14
2014

When you’re renting a house, you may feel as though the space isn’t really yours. Luckily, there are options available to help you to make the place your own, without stepping on your landlord’s ownership or altering the property too much. Here are a few ideas to make your new rental feel like home. Paint Repainting […]

Nov
7
2014

To live a self-sufficient lifestyle means achieving the ability to independently source the needs operating a household without the external assistance of the “grid.” This requires an independent source of power, water, and in some cases food. For some people building a self-sufficient home this is the ultimate dream. Here is a look at the […]

Oct
29
2014

As with most subject matter available on the internet there is both true and false information available about whether a septic aerator will stir up solids in a single chamber septic tank. The truth is that if the septic aerator diffuser is not properly designed there will be inadequate settling in the tank. These inferior designs […]

Oct
15
2014

Aero-Stream was recently featured in an article about wastewater treatment published by Green Builder magazine. The article discusses the issues with our country’s wastewater infrastructure and describes the ways Aero-Stream’s septic aerator can help. The EPA believes $298 billion will be needed over the next 20 years to replace and/or improve centralized sewer systems. However, […]

Aug
18
2014

An aerobic septic system has many advantages. However, having one can present a homeowner with challenging landscaping decisions to make. The candy cane shaped vent pipes sticking up above the grass make wonderful Christmas lawn ornaments in December with a little red ribbon, but leaves the eyesores unadorned for 11 months. With a little imagination […]

Aug
11
2014

With summer fun in full swing, it may be easy to forget about the septic system. Relaxing by the pool, vacations, barbecues and parties take precedence. However, if you enjoy entertaining with backyard barbecues, graduation parties and frequent family and guest visits, then take a moment early in the season to plan ahead and keep […]