Posts Tagged 'anaerobic'

Jul
8
2011

Another measurement used to judge how effective septic systems are treating wastewater is the Total Fecal Coliform Count measurement.

May
25
2011

Septic System Help Blog

Septic Tank: The BOD5 Measurement

In EPA/625/R-00/008, the EPA defines several standard measurements for septic tank performance. One of these measurements is BOD5, or biological oxygen demand.

May
24
2011

Septic System Help Blog

Septic Tank: The TSS Measurement

So, how does a homeowner know how effectively the septic tank is actually performing these functions? Are there standards set by the industry or government?