Sewer mystery?

We uncovered a sewer pipe while pulling stumps that adds some mystery as to where the septic system is on the Mooreland House property. This is a 4 inch clay pipe that heads out of the house to the north. We drew a red line on the overhead picture to show the area and direction that the pipe is heading.

4 thoughts on “Sewer mystery?

  1. Carrie Myers December 9, 2020 / 20:29

    Metal detector? Some can find other materials besides metal…

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    • moorelandhouse December 9, 2020 / 20:46

      The sensors they use to find underground non metallic pipes are very expensive. We will probably try to do it the old fashioned way… with a shovel. =)


  2. carhartt986 December 9, 2020 / 20:57

    I don’t suppose the house was ever connected to the city’s lines? My brother had a septic like we do but he did connect to city after many complications (…and it was very old)

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    • moorelandhouse December 9, 2020 / 21:03

      It has never been connected to city sewer. The people that came and looked at it said it would be cheaper and easier to put in a new septic system than put in the pumping system to get it over 700 feet to the nearest city sewer line.


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