Not Your Mother’s Percolator

I admit, pictures of holes in the ground are probably not very interesting to most readers. But at this stage of the project, we grasp to what signs of achievement we can. This is a Perc Hole.

A Perc Test Hole

It is meant to tell you how fast water will run through your soil. Why, you might ask? This explanation is for those folks who have never faced construction of a new septic field. Guess why you might want to be assured water will run out the bottom of a hole in your soil? It’s done all around the country: a hole of certain specifications is filled with water of a certain amount, and the hole must drain within a certain number of minutes. So, our perc hole awaits its moment. Soon the County will send an official here to make certain we will have a proper means of expressing ourselves.

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Published in: Uncategorized on June 24, 2007 at 1:43 pm  Leave a Comment  

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