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Above ground and Underground Fuel Oil Storage Tanks

Above ground Storage Tanks (ASTs) and Underground Storage Tanks (USTs) are often used to store specified hazardous substances or petroleum products.   In the event of a spill or release from the tank, we will conduct an environmental spill clean-up to minimize damage to the environment. Individual states handle underground and above-ground storage tank regulations. In New York, the NY State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) must be notified of any spill or release.  The NYS DEC Spill Hotline is 800.457.7362.  Always consult your local Codes Department before installing any tank to ensure compliance with local codes. If the capacity...
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The Importance of Preventative Maintenance for Your Septic System

Preventative maintenance is key to keeping things running smoothly. Your septic system requires preventative maintenance to reduce the risk of costly breakdowns. At Eggan Septic, we proudly offer preventative maintenance solutions for septic systems in central New York.  Why You Should Have Your Septic Tank Maintained Faulty septic tanks are hazardous to the environment and can create unsafe conditions that put people’s health at risk. Regular preventive maintenance ensures that your tank operates under safe conditions for both you and the environment. Rather than waiting for an unpleasant surprise, regular maintenance allows you to identify issues early, so they can...
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How to Maintain Your Septic Tank

Septic tanks are a common alternative for properties with no sewer access, including rural homes, cottages, and even businesses. Proper septic tank maintenance will extend the life of your system and prevent any unwanted accidents in your home. Read on to learn more about your septic system. What is a Septic Tank? A septic tank is a large, underground tank designed to hold your home’s wastewater and sewage. Tanks are typically made from concrete or fiberglass and are buried within 10–25 feet of your home. As waste flows into your septic tank, it settles into three layers: The top layer,...
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