1. Leach Field Flower Garden

    Last time we talked a bit about what would happen if your septic system was overtaken by a disaster like a flood or tornado. Ultimately the survival of your septic system, during a disaster or otherwise, is determined directly by how well maintained it is. Septic systems operate through a delicate bacterial process and when that balance is upset, could compromise the efficiency of your entire sewa…Read More

  2. What To Do In A Disaster Situation

    If you are anywhere near the rising water that has plagued our region over the past few weeks, you know that disasters can happen at any time, anywhere. As Texans, we are a resourceful people and we like to think that we can weather the storm, regardless of the situation. But we also know being prepared does not hurt either. At B&B Pumping, we are the same type of people as our neighbors; resi…Read More

  3. Boost The Life Of Your Septic System With Energy Efficient Appliances

    Septic systems are one of the most ancient methods of treating sewage. By now you probably are clear about how the system works and what you need to do to keep it healthy. You know that there are certain things that you don't put down the drain, when to have the system pumped, and how to keep it running efficiently. While you are probably doing everything correctly, there are always ways to improv…Read More

  4. Things To Keep In Mind When Installing A Septic System

    Installing a new septic system for your home can be a confusing prospect, especially if you’re new to the idea of septic systems. That’s why the septic tank specialists at B&B Pumping in Azle have assembled this quick list of things to keep in mind when installing a septic system. Constructions Costs Installing a new septic system is more complicated than just setting up a large barrel in …Read More

  5. A Brief History Of The Septic Tank

    Dealing with waste has been a problem for humans since well, forever. When humans switched from nomadic bands of hunter-gatherers to settled communities of farmers, they had to keep waste out of their small societies. As these communities grew, the need for sewage and septic systems grew evermore important. While people have been finding clever ways to get rid of their waste for millennia, only re…Read More

  6. The Great Septic Debate

    In the US, there are an estimated 25 percent of households that are dependent upon a septic system. While the prevalence of septic systems is slowly becoming less and less popular due to increased sewer infrastructure, the septic system is still a great option for many. When B&B Pumping was established in 2005, we already had 47 years of experience under our belts. In 1958, when the first tank…Read More

  7. The Leach Field

    Most people think that when you flush the toilet, wash the dishes, or take a shower that the water is gone. If you live where the city sewer lines carry your water to a local treatment facility, you do not need to worry about your water and where it goes. Okay, so maybe that is not true, you never want to dump grease down the drain and if you have the time, lists can be found all over the internet…Read More

  8. The Biological Septic Process

    One of the biggest misconceptions about maintaining a septic system is that adding a variety of chemicals will increase its performance. The reality being, your septic system is actually a complex community of bacteria that breaks down waste. As much as any ecosystem, the septic tank community is dependent upon one another for proper operation. When everything is running smoothly and the bacteria …Read More