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How Does Septic Perc work?

In septic systems,

Septic Perc® can play a role in improving drainage by addressing certain soil properties. Here's how Septic Perc® can affect drainage soil in septic systems:

1. Flocculation: Septic Perc® helps promote the flocculation process, which involves the binding together of soil particles into larger aggregates. When Septic Perc® is present in the soil, it bridges the clay particles, causing them to clump together. This process creates larger pore spaces, allowing water to drain more easily through the soil.

2. Soil structure improvement: Septic Perc® can enhance the soil structure by reducing compaction. In clay soils, Septic Perc® helps to disperse and separate clay particles, preventing them from compacting tightly. This improves the overall structure of the soil, allowing for better drainage and aeration.

3. Cation exchange capacity (CEC): Septic Perc® has a positive charge and can replace other cations in the soil, such as sodium or hydrogen ions. This exchange process helps improve the soil's cation exchange capacity (CEC), which influences nutrient availability and water movement in the soil. By enhancing CEC, Septic Perc® can contribute to better drainage in septic system soils.

It's important to note that the effectiveness of Septic Perc® in improving drainage in septic system soils can vary depending on the specific soil composition and conditions. Conducting a soil analysis and consulting with professionals familiar with septic system design and maintenance can provide more specific guidance tailored to your situation.

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