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Septic Problems – Malibu Homeowner May Lose Property

A malfunctioning septic system was responsible for the closure of a Malibu beach and could cost one Los Angeles County homeowner the right to their property. The beach, located at 19830 Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, was closed from June 13-19, 2013, as county officials attempted to locate the source and severity of a sewage…

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Septic System Woes Lead to Misdemeanor Charges for Elderly Homeowner

Recent floods have created overflows and other septic tank issues for many homeowners across the U.S. One elderly Dover, Tennessee, man even found himself facing misdemeanor charges for his attempts to remediate his flooded septic system with the help of a local contractor. E. D. Barnes, an 87-year-old homeowner and veteran of the Korean War,…

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Septic Field Problems – Mistakes Lead to Criminal Charges

Septic field problems may land one unlucky Minnesota man in jail. Jim Kimble recently received a criminal complaint from the Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Department regarding the property Kimble owns on the north bank of Ballantyne Lake. According to the authorities in Blue Earth County, Kimble is subject to prosecution for improperly installing five septic…

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Three Types of Drain Fields and How They Work

Understanding the various types of drain fields used in modern systems can help you to identify problems in these vital areas of your household septic system arrangement. Conventional drain fields are by far the most common category, but some homeowners may have one of the following types of drain field installations: Dry well systems Mound-type…

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