Standard Practice for Preliminary Sizing and Delineation of Soil Absorption Field Areas for On-Site Septic Systems
|Publication Date:||10 April 1996|
|ICS Code (Sewage water):||13.060.30|
1.1 This practice covers procedures for estimating the dimensions and marking the boundaries of a soil absorption area for an on-site septic system involving residential-strength
1.2 This practice can also be used for marking the boundaries of the area for a septic system constructed filter bed.
1.3 This practice can be used at any site where a potentially suitable or recommended field area has been identified in accordance with Practices D 5879 and D 5921.
1.4 Non-metric units remain the common practice in design and installation of on-site waste disposal systems, and are used in this practice. Use of SI units given in parentheses is encouraged, if acceptable to the appropriate permitting agency.
1.5 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
1.6 This practice offers a set of instructions for performing one or more specific operations. This document cannot replace education or experience and should be used in conjunction with professional judgment. Nat all aspects of this practice may be applicable in all circumstances. This ASTM standard is not intended to represent or replace the standard of care by which the adequacy of a given professional service must be judged, nor should this document be applied without consideration of a project's many unique aspects. The word "Standard" in the title of this document means only that the document has been approved through the ASTM consensus process.