A brown liquid is bubbling out of my garden; can you identify this substance?

System failures (usually called 'malfunctions') will usually involve a discharge of wastewater of the surface of the ground. This liquid will be very odorous and is usually black or gray in color and should appear over the area of the absorption bed. Flies may be present. In the winter, this is sometimes seen as a discolored slick of ice on the ground. If you call the health department, we can look at this to try and determine its source.

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1. A brown liquid is bubbling out of my garden; can you identify this substance?
2. Can I install my own septic system?
3. Do you have a list of engineers?
4. How do I obtain a permit to replace or install a septic system?
5. How often do I pump my septic tank?
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7. I'm considering building a new house in the mountains. How much property do I need to install a septic system and well?
8. There is a failing septic in my neighborhood. Could you please investigate this situation?
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10. What do I need to do to get a variance?
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12. What is a Higher Level Treatment system?
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