Pump Calculator

How often should you get your septic tank pumped?

The industry rule is 2-5 years. It is a wide time frame because there are many factors to consider.

Most often, the largest factor is the number of people in your household. We put together this quick calculator to give you a fast and reliable way to estimate how often you should pump your septic tank.

* The majority of households in Muskegon County have 1000 gallon tanks
* The maximum time is 5 years so that a professional can at least inspect the septic system to ensure it is in healthy condition.