Electricity and water shall be installed on each dwelling prior to any approval of tank locations by the District. Tank location and inspection has to be approved by the District. Call 2 days in advance to arrange a time for location or inspection. (865)982-3560
All Pump Packages shall be purchased through the District.
Customer is responsible for supplying electricity to the side of the house where the tank is to be installed and conduit from control panel to pump. Electrical requirement: 10-2/G wire and a 30 amp single pole breaker and 120 volt disconnect. Disconnect to control panel: 10-2/G wire. All conduit shall be 3/4” pvc with no MORE than two 90 degree bends per run. Service line from tank to Utility connection at street shall be 1” schedule 40 with solid strand tracer wire. If the service line from tank goes underneath sidewalks or driveways it is to be sleeved with 2” pvc.
Tanks can be purchased at Barger and Sons (888) 882-5860 toll free.
3 – 4 Bedroom —- 1500 gallon N.P.C.A. certified tank bedded with stone and 2 18” X 24” access risers, pump compartment and 1/2 hp pump. The control box shall be set 4’ from ground level to bottom of box. All tanks will have 24 hour leak test prior to being put in service.
5 bedroom and commercial (Tank Sizes determined by Criteria set forth by SBUD)
The septic tank is non traffic rated — no one is to drive over the septic tank with any vehicles or equipment. The septic tank must be accessible to the utility district at all times for maintenance purposes. The customer shall not pour any hazardous material into his sewer system.
Customer is to refer to User Manual for Dos and DON’TS for the care of the sewer system. Customer will be responsible for the cost of unscheduled tank pumping.