In a Tight Spot

Biofilters with direct discharge help a Georgia couple build a vacation cabin on a challenging site with a shallow water table and replacement drainfield requirement
In a Tight Spot
Brian Lucas of Lucas Soil Evaluation finishes the gravel bed for the direct-discharge peat biofilters.

Owners of a 94- by 126-foot lot on Lake Blackshear in Cordele, Ga., could not build because the Crisp County Health Department deemed the site unacceptable for a conventional onsite system.

The couple hired a soil scientist, then took the study and plans for a two-bedroom...

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