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Builder’s Guide to Wells and Septic Systems, 2nd Edition

A fully updated professional reference to wells and septic systems

Builder’s Guide to Wells and Septic Systems, 2nd Edition

Price: $55.00

Product Code: 9780071625975

ISBN: 9780071625975


Binding: Hardcover

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

The Builder’s Guide to Wells and Septic Systems will help you save money! Septic systems can be expensive to install and maintain-thankfully, this essential guide is filled with expert advice on selecting and installing high-performance, cost-efficient wells and septic systems that will save you money and boost your bottom line. The 2nd Edition of this useful resource has been updated to include the latest International Code Council International Private Sewage Disposal Code information. Coverage in this book includes new procedures and products, including green construction materials. 304 pp.

Get coverage of virtually every aspect of wells and septic systems, such as how to:

  • Evaluate property for wells and septic systems
  • Protect your company’s interests during bidding
  • Assess soil studies and septic designs
  • Choose the best well and septic system for each property
  • Work with gravel-and-pipe, chamber-type, and gravity septic systems
  • Troubleshoot and solve well and septic system problems
  • Landscape septic system areas

Table of Contents:

  • Chapter 1: Water Wells Can Cost You Plenty
  • Chapter 2: Septic Systems Can Sink You!
  • Chapter 3: Evaluating Sites for Well Locations
  • Chapter 4: Evaluating Sites for Septic Locations
  • Chapter 5: Taking Bids for the Work
  • Chapter 6: Soil Studies
  • Chapter 7: Septic Designs
  • Chapter 8: Code-Related Issues
  • Chapter 9: Drilled Wells
  • Chapter 10: Dug Wells
  • Chapter 11: Alternative Water Sources
  • Chapter 12: Gravel-and-Pipe Septic Systems
  • Chapter 13: Chamber-Type Septic Systems and Other Special-Use Systems
  • Chapter 14: Pump Stations
  • Chapter 15: Gravity Systems
  • Chapter 16: Controlling Construction Costs
  • Chapter 17: Common Problems with Well Installations
  • Chapter 18. Septic Troubles
  • Chapter 19. Know Your Limitations
  • Chapter 20. Landscaping Septic Systems

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