Bernardino County Department of Public Health recommends that
you, "have your [septic] tank pumped every 2 - 4
your tank every two to four years...
the solid waste inside the tank to a minimum, reducing the
possibility of any sludge reaching the absorption
area and causing system failure.
the longest possible lifespan of the septic system, as the
tank is inspected and evaluated while pumping.
costly future repairs, including restoration or relocation of
the absorption area.
Alpha Omega Septic
Service trucks carry 200 feet of hose to reach tanks, though additional
hose is available if needed. It is our standard procedure to
clean and rinse* both compartments of the tank, as we practice
environmentally safe work habits. The homeowner is informed of
any concern regarding the septic tank condition, safety
problems, and potential future issues to be aware of.
Does Septic Tank Pumping Include?
Locate septic tank by way of probing.
Expose both the solid and liquid compartment lids of the septic tank
by way of hand digging. Pump contents of both the solid and liquid compartments and rinse*
Inspect the condition of the septic tank walls, floor, top, and lids
for deterioration and ensure that both solid and liquid
baffles are in place.
Place the lids back on the septic tank and backfill holes.
In order to rinse the tank, water must be available within 50
feet of the work area.