Septic Service Portland Oregon & Surrounding Areas
The quality, all-encompassing Septic Service provided by Goodman Sanitation in Portland, OR ensures that all installation, maintenance, and repairs for your septic tank systems are professionally done to your expectations and budget. Our experienced and knowledgeable technicians always stay current with the rules and regulations that protect our environment.
We provide a full range of Septic Services including new construction placement of septic systems, real estate inspections, full maintenance with regularly scheduled pumping, and repairs of plugged lines or drainfields (also known as leach beds).
We also service and/or replace aerator motors, baffles, and sump pumps as needed to ensure your systems remains in good working condition.
The Goodman Sanitation professionals will also provide education and facts about how to keep your septic tank systems in optimum working order. It is always wise to know what should and should not be put into your wastewater and how washing machines, garbage disposals, and proper water conservation affect your septic systems.
Note: More frequent pumping needed if garbage disposal is used
Figure 1. CROSS SECTION OF A SEPTIC TANK WITH (optional) EFFLUENT FILTER
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NEW OREGON DEQ GUIDELINES
There are inspections for homeowners who want to remodel their homes with additions to the house or property.
There are inspections for hardship cases for homeowners who want to add a mobile home to the property and attach to the existing septic systems.
There is the "time of transfer" inspection / evaluation when the homeowner is selling the property.
Each of these inspections require that the tank be uncovered, the distribution box(es) be uncovered, that there is an amount of water introduced to the tank, to watch the contents flow to the distribution box and be accepted by a "thirsty" drainfield, to pump the tank and note any deficiencies.
To do an inspection on any and all pump vault components and panels along with electrical connections. To provide a detailed plot plan meeting all DEQ Specified requirements with all DEQ forms filled in completely with our technicians "certified" number and identification on the reports.
Should any repairs be needed to help bring your systems "up to date" with compliance codes. We will outline the repairs and the cost and schedule an appointment for you. This gives you time to make an informed decision, ask questions, research websites, or ask for comparison bids for repair or work on fitting the repairs into your budget.
Your septic systems is the second biggest investment, next to your home and Goodman Sanitation will be considerate on how you spend your money.