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Septic Sytem Design & Installations

Septic System Services from design, installations and soil reports for permits and subdivision.
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Overloaded Septic Systems & Saturated Drain Fields

Some of the troubles you could be seeing can come in spring when there is more rainfall or after snowmelt if in areas of colder climates. 

Strong odours are certainly a sign of a failing component in the system, we often see field failures dur...

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Often pressure distribution septic systems are used when permeable soils are relatively shallow and a uniform distribution of the wastewater is required for better treatment. 

Not only do pressure septic systems provide a better effluent treatment but sometimes drain fields are not always suita...

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Septic Tanks Will Affect the Amount of Water You Can Use Every Day

When you live in a home that is connected directly to a city sewer, you can pretty much use as much water as you want to.

While it's obviously not advisable to do it, you could leave a sink running all day long without facing a...

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Connecting to City Sewer Line

Homes that are serviced with a private septic system may have the option or may get the opportunity in future, to connect up with city sewer lines that are constructed by the local municipality up to the property’s boundary line.

There are a number of reasons why m...

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The commercial wastewater treatment system

Septic systems and other onsite wastewater treatment systems are common in single-family homes,  large-scale applications, such as at restaurants, apartment buildings, schools, commercial areas and residential subdivisions, not to mention wineries, prod...

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Impact of Expanding Clay Soils on Septic System Performance


Septic systems in clay soils, especially expansive clays can bring certain challenges and headaches to any homeowner living with a backyard that consists of clay.

With expanding clays there can be many challenges with not only house f...

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How Cold Temperatures Affect an Onsite Septic System

Temperature can influence the rate of flow and mixing within the septic tank, as well as the nitrification process, which together with pathogen removal, will be slower in colder climates. Consequently, sewage can take longer to break down an...

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With our practice we often here; " The soils are great, no problem with drainage." Without proper testing, there is no way of determining what exactly is going down beneath the ground.

In this picture, there is rusting colouration which is a clear indicator of a high water table. Now if a conv...

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Septic Tanks Will Need to Be Inspected Before Buying or Selling a Home

When you have a septic system attached to your home, you should take the time to have it inspected at least once every year. If nothing else, this will let you know what kind of condition your septic tank is in so that you ca...

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Services

Septic System Design | Soil Testing (Perc Testing), Health Authority Septic System Approvals for Permits | Installations and Repair

  • Type 1, Type 2 and Engineered Type 3 Septic Systems

    From designing, installations and repairs to your septic system, our services cover most regions throughout British Columbia. The first steps to obtain building permits and prior to any sewage system construction, is conducting soil testing. This includes test pits, soil texturing, percolation testing, identifying restrictive elements and evaluating topography. After the health authority accepts the design/filing, the next steps are to either obtain necessary building permits or to start constructing the sewage system. Contact us for consultation: 250-768-0056

Testimonials

7 months ago
As a builder finding great consultants to work with can be frustrating and difficult. The team at Groundstone went above and beyond for getting a problem resolved for us on a project in Lake Country. They are my “go to” for any onsite Wastewater projects Orchard View Buiders
- Jason M
a year ago
Courteous, extremely knowledgeable, punctual and very professional. Outstanding customer service. Anyone looking for help with their septic problems need look no further than Luis G.
- Al U

Septic System Regulations

With today's regulations septic systems can be a much more complex component to your home.  We can help guide you through some of the questions.  Give us a call today and we can help you through some of the processes.  (250) 768-0056.  We service all of British Columbia and Alberta. 

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3765 Glenrosa Road
West Kelowna, BC V4T 1V9
Canada

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