Series 22 – Leaching Fields
This is the twenty-second in a series of light, short and visual talks on taking control of environmental-risk concerns that haunt otherwise lucrative transactions in commercial and industrial properties, and even residences.
Septic tank systems connect to drain fields (leaching fields) that drain the liquid part of the waste into the ground. Such system can become a source of environmental headache when toxic substances are dumped into toilets, sinks, showers and other liquid waste collectors that connect to the septic system.
Presenting a well-tested technology of remediation of volatile organic compounds from groundwater.
Remediation is not an absolute term. In the environmental-risk lingo it means the reduction of the intensity of the contamination to such levels that will be accepted by the regulatory authorities.
Time and money are connected and it behooves us to outline time schedules when engaged in the Phase I and II environmental site assessments.