1. Septic Tank Being Buried

    How to Deal with An Abandoned Septic System

    Septic systems are one of two modern alternatives to disposing of human waste properly (the other being connecting to your city’s sewer system). Needless to say, this is important because human waste, when it contaminates our water system, can cause dangerous illnesses that can cause death, as frequently happened hundreds of years ago before the advent of modern sewer systems.  B&B Pumping …Read More

  2. Commercial Septic System Monitoring

    Commercial Septic System Monitoring

    When you are responsible for a commercial building, many different aspects of the job require attention. Sometimes it can be overwhelming to think about all of the little ways that different things can go wrong.  One of those oft-forgotten systems is the septic. Between fire alarms, flooring care, routine maintenance, and general security measures, how do you have the time to think about the sept…Read More

  3. Leach Field Flower Garden

    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

  4. What to Do In a Disaster Situation

    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

  5. Boost the Life of Your Septic System With Appliances

    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

  6. A Brief History of the Septic Tank

    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

  7. Common Aerobic Septic System Issues

    Common Aerobic System Issues

    For any aerobic septic system owner, the sound of a wailing alarm is probably a familiar noise. This alarm doesn’t always mean that you’re experiencing a septic crisis however, but it could mean that one of many features of your septic system is in need of attention. When you’re addressing this alarm, there are many problems that you’ll need to look for. In today’s blog, B & B Pumpin…Read More