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Yes, you can flush toilet paper into your septic system. Toilet paper is manufactured to be septic safe, and so long as you have installed the appropriate size and model of tank for your needs and keep up with regular maintenance, you should have no problems with paper.
Septic tanks systems are divided into three categories:
- Aerobic systems: a system that utilizes oxygen
injected via a pump to amplify the treatment
process by stimulating beneficial bacteria, which
breaks down waste.
- Low Pressured Dosed Systems: Used where terrain
is uneven or where waste must be
- Standard/Conventional System: Common system
which utilizes a drain field to conduct most of the
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Yes, Texas law requires a permit for most repairs.
Typically you can expect 30-90 days for a permit to be issued.
If properly maintained, additives are not necessary. However in the case where your system use increases or must process larger amounts of waste, additives can aide in breaking down excess material.
Each system is unique, so it’s always best to consult a professional. However, a good rule of thumb for each system type to pump out your tank:
- Aerobic Systems: Every 2 - 3 years
- Low Pressured Dosed Systems: Every 4 - 5 Years
- Standard / Conventional systems: Every 5 - 7 years
Visit our Pump-Out page to learn more.