The Corona Septic System Effect

Corona Septic System

It seems that the Coronavirus has had an impact on almost every aspect of our lives in recent times. You might have wondered when you first saw this headline, how can coronavirus impact my septic system or cause damage? The virus cannot infect your septic tank. People have a tendency to panic-buy when there is an emergency. You already know what goes first. You know what goes first: milk, egg, and toilet paper. People will look for alternatives when there isn’t enough toilet paper. Some substitutes can lead to serious problems, even damage to our septic tanks. While this article is focused on septic systems only, it also includes municipal and public sewer systems. Follow the tips below!

Paper Towels

They may look flushable but, let’s face it, some cheap brands can easily dissolve in your hands. Toilet paper does not break down as easily as paper towels. They can stick to the walls of your tank if they reach the septic tank or processing center. They might not all be eliminated by a normal pump from your septic tank. They can also be difficult to clean up once they cause damage or are visible. You should not flush paper towels in place of toilet paper if you find it necessary. It can be disposed of with your regular garbage collection.

Flushable wipes

This one is less obvious. There are many types of “wet wipes” on the market. There are many different types of “wet wipes” on the market. Some are flushable, others have limitations, and some look okay too flush. It is best to not flush anything other than human waste and toilet paper. To be considered flushable, companies that manufacture flushable wipes must adhere to certain standards. These wipes worked as expected in independent tests. You need to be cautious when using a septic system. Flushable wipes are not as easy to dissolve and break down like toilet paper, so they can cause a blockage. This could happen in your house’s piping. The flushable wipe could also clog your tank’s valves and pumps, which can cause it to fail. We do not recommend using them, even if they have been labeled flushable. Baby wipes that aren’t flushable are one of the most dangerous. Yet, many people continue to flush them.

Coronavirus Septic System Effect – T-Shirts & Disinfecting Wipes

The coronavirus is a septic system effect in full force T-shirts should not be used as toilet paper and must be thrown away. Yes, T-Shirts can be used as toilet paper. No matter how desperate, the fabric should not be flushed. Remember to use disinfecting wisps as recommended by the CDC. These wipes are increasingly being used by many of us to clean our touch surfaces. These should not be flushed!

This post was written by Tanner Brown. Tanner is the Owner and operator of Greenbar Excavation. Greenbar Excavation is a fully licensed, insured, and accredited Excavation company based in Prineville, Oregon. Greenbar Excavation is one of the top companies for residential excavation contractors. Don’t look further, go with the company with your best interest in mind!