For many years, CityWIDE Plumbing and Drain Service has been the first name in septic system and sewer service in Cherokee County, Georgia. Our septic tank service experts are available 24 hours a day to solve your septic tank emergencies.
The septic system is a small, on-site sewage treatment and disposal system buried in the ground. Waste material from a home or business enters the septic (holding) tank through drain lines from the building to the tank.
In the tank, organic solid material floats to the surface and forms a layer of what is commonly called "scum." Bacteria and natural biologic action decomposes the waste material in the septic tank and converts it to liquid. It is the clear water that overflows into a soil absorption area surround the septic tank.
Inorganic, or inert solid materials, and the by-products of bacterial decomposition sink to the bottom of the tank and form a layer commonly called "sludge," which needs to be removed, or pumped, from the tank.CityWIDE septic and sewer experts in Cherokee County will: