There is no set life expectancy on a septic system. It depends on soil conditions and how the system has been maintained
The "Repair area" is the area the municipality has determined to be the best area for replacement of the existing system should it fail. You should not build, construct or excavate in this area.
Some of the county Environmental Health departments keep the records of installed septic systems and you can request a copy. If the do not have it you will need to contact a Licensed service company to locate it for you.
You can request a septic inspection by a septic service company and this will help to determine the functionality of your system
Smelly, sewage water comes to the surface of the ground, Your tank backs up and has to be pumped more often, alarm goes off in pump tank, muddy or wet area in your yard
Regular pumping and maintenance can help. Septic system failure may not be able to be prevented
Yes if a malfunction occurs that is not corrected in time. Surfacing effluent can make its way in to your drinking water and surrounding watersheds.
Wipes, paper towels, feminine products. No grease
No you cannot.
Septic tanks should be pumped every 3-5 years
Depends on the size of the tank and its location
It is recommended that you be home during the service of your septic system