Most people never think about their septic system until something goes wrong. If your septic tank backs up or overflows, you will know it very quickly. Having regular septic tank maintenance can help you avoid this unpleasant and potentially hazardous situation. Septic tank cleaning is a responsible choice for you as well as the environment, as any unprocessed waste that emerges from your tank could taint groundwater and nearby water sources. Check out our infographic to get a closer look at how septic systems work. Once you understand how they function, you’ll see why it’s so important to have your tank pumped. Feel free to share with your friends and family!