Should I use septic tank additives?
The Grant County Health Department does not promote the use of additives to your septic system. The processes which take place in the septic tank are biological. A disurption in these processes can cause solids to be put in suspension and to pass through to the leachfield and plug the field. Additives may also disrupt the natural biological processes and the normal conditions in the tank are altered. There are some solids that will never dissolve and the best solution is to have the tank pumped on a regular basis.