The Beulah Park drain field receives pumped, treated wastewater from the Beulah Park Plat Wastewater Treatment System. The drain field consists of a network of underground perforated pipes that remove impurities from the wastewater. The Beulah Park drain field is safe for passive recreational use and provides a healthy outdoor space for people and wildlife.
To help take care of the drain field:
During periods of heavy rain, downspouts on your home can send gallons of stormwater to the septic system, which risks sewer water backing up into your home and overflowing into the Puget Sound. Disconnecting downspouts will greatly reduce the amount of stormwater that overwhelms the system.
Other ways to take care of the drain field:
- Pick up after your pets. Keep your dog from digging in the drain field.
- Don't dig, drive stakes, or plant anything on the drain field. The roots of trees, shrubs, and invasive weeds can clog the drain field.
- Don’t flush harmful materials into the system. Limit garbage disposal use, as these disposals can contribute to solid matter buildup.
- Use water wisely and conserve water when you can.
- Report anything unusual. Odors, large pooled water, or exposed pipes may signify a problem.
- If you host an Airbnb or other rental property, post these informational flyers on your fridge and bathroom to pass along these tips to renters.