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Since 2003 American On Site has been providing the greater Willamette Valley with professional and affordable septic services. If you are currently in the process of building your home, give us a call to come and inspect your plot, help you select the right location for your septic system, and educate you on one of our quality septic system brands. From septic installation to septic maintenance, we want to be your trusted go-to resource for all of your septic system needs. 

 

American On Site
4.3
Based on 15 reviews
American On Site
3.7
Based on 10 reviews
Michael Perkins
Michael Perkins
16:21 01 May 24
Quick response time, they book up quick.
Chanda Buck
Chanda Buck
21:12 13 Nov 23
Diagnosed and repaired our issue quickly!
Keith Stewart
Keith Stewart
00:09 02 Jun 23
I was referred to AOS, and it's the best one I've ever had! Replaced my failed home sewage pump on the same day in record time. With competitive costs and great service, I'll never use anyone else. A true "customer service" business!
We have used these guys a few times over the years. This last experience was even better than the great service we’ve had in the past.I briefly explained my problem, they worked out a schedule to be here the next day.Amanda was great, but I have to give a huge thanks to Josh. He remembered us from a few years past, identified my issue quickly and gave me great advice to solve it quickly to avoid bigger issues later.I highly recommend them!!Thanks again.Chad BurnettNewberg
Kari Lundell
Kari Lundell
04:50 22 Apr 22
So grateful to Jim & John who came to the house. The lady on the phone listened, asked a few questions about the clean out pipe and yard. Drains had been working all day then did a load of laundry in the evening and suddenly everything is backing up. We made a few calls around immediately the next morning when it was obvious we couldn't clear it ourselves. American came to the house a few hours later, friendly, helpful, didn't just do the job but took the time to review out septic maintenance practices so they could get a good idea of how it may be flowing, or not, and why. Got the clog cleared and came in considerably less $ than I expected to pay. Definitely will call them again, just hopefully not too soon. Thank You!
Steve R
Steve R
02:10 20 Nov 21
Excellent service. Great pricing. Fast and efficient I wish I could give them six stars.
Malina D.
Malina D.
10:45 15 Jul 21
We needed to replace our septic tank and although we had to wait a month or so (other companies were longer (end of covid)). They had a reasonable bid. They...
Brett N Mary F.
Brett N Mary F.
13:12 27 May 21
We were impressed with the quality and professionalism all the employees we have come in contact with at American On Site. Quick and courteous, a pleasure...
D C.
D C.
14:43 28 Aug 20
Came home to an alarm sounding on our septic panel. Called Speedy Septic (previous servicer and latest inspector to our system). They wanted $225 for...
Dee R
Dee R
22:01 23 Apr 16
If anyone ever needs septic system help these are the people to call. We had a recent septic emergency. A company we had used before pumped the tank. Within 3 days tank was full again. The "X" company we had used to pump tank told us drain field needed replaced, an 8K-16K expense.A friend suggested we call Dave at American On Site to get a second opinion. What a different story, he confirmed that our drain fields were fine and within a short time had men out that cleared the blockage to drain field and did a simple repair on septic tank. Total bill was extremely reasonable. I never do reviews, but for Dave I needed to take the time as he kept us from emptying our bank account for repairs not needed.
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Blackwater from a cistern or pour-flush toilets and greywater through a conduit from within a building or an outside toilet runs through a septic tank, a waterproof chamber built of brickwork, concrete, fibreglass, PVC, or plastic, for primary treatment. Although the treatment is very modest, settling and anaerobic processes minimize sediments and organics. For getting to a centralized treatment plant, effluent is absorbed into the soil or conveyed via a sewer. Faecal sludge accumulated in the chamber must be frequently removed and properly disposed of.

Quality, on-site septic systems have several environmental advantages, whether you reside in a rural or suburban setting:

  • Home septic tanks rely on an entirely natural process. Natural bacteria break down the trash produced by your household, rendering the waste products harmless.
  • Household waste products can seriously endanger the community’s health if improperly handled. Contaminated soil and water can spread several seriously damaging diseases, but a properly operating septic system can eliminate this risk and shield the neighbourhood from these dangerous ailments.

Your local health department may establish septic tank placement specifications and a minimum setback distance from your foundation. Place the septic tank in a place that will be convenient for future pump-outs and inspections. It would help if you typically placed it on flat ground so solids can settle in the tank. The plumbing outlet’s location often determines the tank’s placement and depth to allow for an acceptable slope on the input pipe. You should remove Septic tanks from places where there could be flooding or ponding surface water. The tank must have a sufficient venting system. It would help if you avoided Steep slopes, places with many tree roots, and other obstacles.

It is because a septic tank’s lifespan is influenced by a variety of elements, such as its construction and whether it has been harmed by groundwater inundation, vehicle traffic, or obstruction by roots. The kind of septic system you have installed has an impact on life expectancy as well. Three of the most typical system kinds and problems each system may experience are listed below: Drain Field Steel Concrete Regular maintenance is the most efficient approach to lengthening the life of your septic tank.

However, prices can differ greatly depending on which system component needs to be fixed. For instance, replacing the drain/leach field is frequently among the most expensive parts, while replacing the septic tank lid is among the least expensive. The size and location of the tank are particularly important factors.

septic tank should typically be pumped out every 3 to 5 years and examined every 1 to 3 years. The quantity of the tank, the number of people living in the home, how frequently they use water, and how much sediments have built up in the tank all affect how often the septic tank needs to be pumped. More frequent inspections or pumping may be necessary for some alternative systems that are more sophisticated. Consult a local expert on septic systems if you have any questions.