On–site leaching chambers are successfully replacing gravel and pipe for leach field installations. Their lightweight construction allow for easy hands–on installation with minimal soil compaction.
The product is adaptable to serial and lateral projects. Today, on–site leaching chambers have grown in acceptance and total 30% of leaching systems installed.
Chamber systems, using pre-formed plastic chambers buried in an earthen trench. Wastewater is delivered to the top of the chamber by a solid plastic pipe. Effluent seeps into soil across the bottom of the chamber.
The empty chamber also provides effluent storage volume to handle peak wastewater flow loads. Chambers are available in widths varying from 16" across (at the bottom) to 34" wide and are placed in trenches ranging in width from 18" to 36".
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