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Deck Footings and Septic

I want to put in a deck in my backyard which means installing footings but I also need to be concerned with the pipe between the house and the septic. I can see where the line exists the house from my basement and know where the septic cover is outside.

How can I map out where the septic line is so I don't dig into the line.

Timothy Miller
Re: Deck Footings and Septic

Howdy, you can hand dig a wider hole with a shovel to locate the pipe where you plan on a footing dig real gently not to break the pipe and if it is right where you need to put down a footing consider moving the footer a few inches... usually the pipe is run straight to the tank.

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