What are the warning signs of a failing septic system?

These signs may be indicators that the drainfield is failing:

1: Plumbing backups
2: Grass in the yard growing faster and greener in the area of the drainfield or tank(s)
3: Soft or mushy ground in teh area of teh drainfield
4: Sluggish toilet flushing.
5: Septic pump runs constantly
6: Solids accumulating in the drainfield vent or observation tubes.

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