Burnum Pressure Dose Septic System

Burnum Pressure Dose Septic System Arbuckle, Colusa County

Type or Service:
Alternative Pressure Dose Septic System

Arbuckle, CA Colusa County

Materials Used:
1.5″ drain rock, schedule 40 PVC pipe and fittings, schedule 80 ball valves and gate valves, 1500 gallon concrete pump tank, effluent pump assembly and controls

Installation of a new pressure dose leach field and concrete pump tank as a repair of a failed septic system


  • Met with the engineer, owner, and the county official to determine the size of the leach field
  • Obtained the permit from the County Environmental Health Department
  • Excavated the hole for the pump tank
  • Installed the pump tank
  • Excavated the trench for the main pressure lines to the leach field
  • Installed the main pressure lines
  • Excavated the trenches for the leach lines
  • Installed the pressure dose leach lines
  • Installed the pump assembly into the pump tank
  • Installed the control panel on the house and connected the wiring to the pump assembly
  • Had the septic system inspected by the county
  • Installed valve boxes on all of the valves and inspection ports
  • Backfilled and graded off the site
  • Project Duration:
    6 days


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