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Bob's Septic Tank & Portable Restroom Service Central Iowa Septic System Install Repair Replacement

What Does a Septic System Do?

Why septic systems are important According to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Iowa has an estimated 100,000 buildings with septic systems that do not function adequately. This is important because extremely high levels of bacteria come from inadequately performing septic tanks. When discharged directly into a stream or road ditch, these high levels have the…
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October 11, 2018 0
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Septic Maintenance During Flooding

Septic Maintenance During Flooding and Excess Rain There are certain times of the year that can be very soggy for Iowa residents. A well maintained septic system and normal rain conditions shouldn’t give a homeowner any issues. On the other hand, a full tank and lots of external groundwater will be slow to drain and…
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October 8, 2018 0
Bob's Septic Tank and Portable Restroom Service Septic Pumping

The Best Time to Pump Your Septic Tank

When is the best time for septic tank pumping? Here in Iowa, our Bob’s Team personal preference for septic tank pumping is Fall or Spring. Mainly because it will be easier for us to get in and out of your driveway for a pumping when the weather is mild. While it’s never the wrong time for…
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September 19, 2018 0