Builder's Guide to Wells and Septic Systems

Builder's Guide to Wells and Septic Systems

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For the homebuilder, one mistake in estimating or installing wells and septic systems can cost thousands of dollars. This comprehensive guide filled with case studies can prevent that. Master plumber R. Dodge Woodson packs this reader-friendly guide with guidance and information, including details on new techniques and materials that can economize and expedite jobs and advice on how to avoid mistakes in both estimating and construction. Chapters cover virtually every aspect of wells and septic systems, including on-site evaluations; site limitations; bidding; soil studies, septic designs, and code-related issues; drilled and dug wells, gravel and pipe, chamber-type, and gravity septic systems; pump stations; common problems with well installation; and remedies for poor septic situations. Woodson also discusses ways to increase profits by avoiding cost overruns.182 single-fixture pumps, 174-176 whole-house pump stations, 181-186, 183 pump-stand model pressure tanks, ... 230-231 submersible pumps, 232-238 switch failure, 232 voltage checking motor, 217-218, 217, 218 wiring diagrams. 223.

Title:Builder's Guide to Wells and Septic Systems
Author:R. Dodge Woodson
Publisher:McGraw Hill Professional - 1996


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