Off the northwest “corner” of the Indianapolis I-465 beltway sits Zionsville, Indiana. Its charming downtown and a Main Street paved entirely with bricks has made the town something of a tourist destination. Abraham Lincoln even made short speech here when the train he was riding made a stop in Zionsville. It was 1861 and Lincoln was traveling to Washington DC in order to be inaugurated as the nation’s 16th president. Zionsville is small (population 27,000) but covers a surprisingly large area of 53 square miles. This means you don’t have to go very far north of the downtown before you have homes on septic systems rather than city sewer. And that means there are septic tanks that need to be pumped out every few years.
Zionsville Homeowners: Septic System Maintenance is Critical
While it may be true that your septic system doesn’t require frequent maintenance attention, missing a cycle of septic tank pumping can result in some seriously unpleasant issues. If you can’t figure out the last time your tank was pumped, our advice is easy: