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Old 10-25-2011, 11:14 AM  
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Sound like all that water is going under the bath tub. You need to stop the driveway water and roof water away from the house.



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The home builder may have piped everything to a remote drywell. Does your yard have any areas where the grass seems to always be greener or grow faster?



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You want to map the dist. field for the septic before digging a dry well, you wouldn't want to overload that area.

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First of all, thanks for your time trying to think this through with me.

This wet ground (other side of the tub void) is about 10ft from my septic lid and no grass is healthier/greener than the rest. I'm pretty sure I know where the field is though and its not be in an area where i would be considering to work. This is a very tight spot where its generally saturated and it just so happens my gas and electric lines are routed about 10ft the other direction... so septic on one side and gas/electric on the other with about a 20-30ft in between. I can split them down the middle and go 50' straight to the woods where theres a slight grade once you get to the treeline to the forest floor. That is where I was thinking the drywell could be.

The drywell is just an idea for now... trying to figure out how to drain this standing water with zero grade.

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