Florida state law requires any septic drain field larger than 1,000 square feet to be designed by a commercial septic system engineering expert.
Commercial septic system engineering is necessary for most if not all commercial septic systems for a number of reasons. Because of these multiple considerations, as well as the variable laws, regulations, and rules regarding commercial septic systems, getting the engineering right will ensure a fully functional and worry-free septic system for years to come.
First, the volume of waste in a commercial setting is often much higher than a standard residential system. This can place an additional load on a septic system and often requires a much larger tank than most residential properties will ever need.
The second major consideration in commercial septic system engineering is the sewage strength. Higher usage rates and the prevalence of low-flow fixtures in businesses combine to make the sewage entering a commercial septic system many times stronger than what a residential system is rated to handle.
The third consideration is the precise needs of your property. Office buildings generally need different septic systems than someone with a large property but less-intense use.
Fourth, and perhaps most importantly, Florida state law requires any septic drain field larger than 1,000 square feet to be designed by an engineer. Getting the right system for your property and your needs often requires professional commercial septic system engineering even if your property will require a drain field smaller than 1,000 square feet, and Southern Water and Soil has many years of experience in the Odessa, FL area with all aspects of septic systems, including the design, engineering, permitting, and installation of septic systems for commercial properties. Let us help you today!