Asked by: Roma Estomba
asked in category: General Last Updated: 22nd May, 2020

Can you put pavers over a septic tank?

You can put pavers over a concrete septic tank, and if you so desire, you can probably put them over the lid too. The concrete tanks can usually withstand around 10,000# on them.

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Also, can you put a fire pit over a septic tank?

Fire Pit Near Septic Area. A fire pit directly on the field increases the chances of melting the drain pipes underneath, but a fire pit that stands on legs would eliminate that and still allow you to make the most of your limited space.

Subsequently, question is, what can you put over a septic tank? Herbaceous plants, such as annuals, perennials, bulbs and ornamental grasses are generally the best choices for use on a septic drain field. Ornamental grasses also offer the advantages of having a fibrous root system that holds soil in place, and providing year-round cover.

One may also ask, can you put artificial turf over a septic system?

Liquid leaches down into the soil and can also be absorbed by the shallow-rooted plants, such as grass and small groundcovers above. Artificial turf would be okay as a cover, as long as no additional fill is added.

How much weight can you put on top of a septic tank?

A vehicle with an 8,000-pound (3,630 kg) front axle and one or more rear axles weighing 32,000 pounds (14,500 kg) each and spaced at least 14 feet (4.3 m) apart.

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