What exactly is a drain field, leach field, leach bed or lateral line?

Drain fields, leach fields, lateral lines, cesspits, leach beds and other absorption beds are all basically designed to do the same thing – get rid of septic waste. So, what exactly are they and how do they help? Well, here is a brief overview of what might be attached to the other side of your septic tank. Leach beds are pretty much of a simple design. A pipe leaving your … Read more