Section 4 Keeping A Septic System Healthy

Septic Tank Pumping Frequency

How often the septic tank is pumped is determined by the tank size and number of people residing in the home. Use the chart below to determine how often you should get your septic tank pumped. If you have guests or friends and family who regularly visit, you may need to have the septic tank pumped more often.

pumping_frequency*For example, a family of four with a 1,000 gallon septic tank should have the tank pumped every 2.6 years.