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Septic tank covers, openings & access ports: what are the types of septic tank covers, how do we assure the septic tank (cesspool, drywell, or seepage pit) cover is safe; How deep is a septic tank cover buried, & do we find & remove septic tank covers?
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SEPTIC TANK COVERS - Once the Septic Tank has Been Located How Deep is The Septic Tank Cover & Is the Cover Safe?
Be absolutely certain that the covers and cleanout access covers over the septic tank are secure and durable so that it will be impossible for someone to fall into the tank (which is often fatal), and so that a child could not remove the cover.
If your septic tank is in an area where vehicles may drive over it, special heavy-duty rated covers are available. Discuss this option with your septic tank contractor.
If there is the slightest doubt about the condition of the septic tank cover (such as seeing subsidence over the tank location) you should rope off the area and prevent anyone from walking over it, again because falling into a septic tank is likely to be fatal.
'Safety: Septic System, Septic Tank, & Cesspool Safety Warnings for Septic Inspectors, Septic Pumpers, and Homeowners
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