An Alternative to Septic Systems

Quiz Question

1. Aerobic Wastewater treatment may be a good option if:
The Soil Quality is not appropriate for a septic system
There is high groundwater or shallow bedrock
There is not enough land available for a septic system
All of the above
2. Aerobic treatment system regulations ___________ from state to state.
Vary
Are the same
3. Aerobic treatment systems are ___________ expensive to operate than a septic system
Less
More
Equally
4. Aerobic Systems treat wastewater using natural processes that require
Carbon Dioxide
Water
Oxygen
Nitrogen
5. Inside the aeration chamber
The wastewater undergoes the first level of treatment
The bacteria cleans up the wastewater
Air is mixed with the wastewater
Suspended solids are removed
6. The amount of dissolved oxygen contained in wastewater from an aerobic unit the growth of microorganisms that treat the wastewater in the soil.
Slow down
Increase
Don’t affect
7. The size of most aerobic units range from _____________ per day.
100-300
300-1500
1500-3000
3000-5000
8. Higher temperature tend to slow down most biological processes and lower temperatures tend to speed them up
True
False
9. All of the following affect the cost of the aerobic treatment system, except:
Cost of electricity
Cost of disinfection
Unit price
Local temperatures
10. If the unit carries NSF approval, it includes the first ______ years of service visits with the purchase price.
2
3
6
10