If the main septic line leading from your home to the city's sewer system fails, you are definitely in for a major task. Even though modern lines are tough enough to withstand years of use, outdated septic lines are often made from cast iron and other corrosive materials that break down over time. It is actually quite common for homeowner's to have to have the septic main replaced by a professional contractor.
If you cringe every time you pour a glass of water, you may have issues with the water in your home. Use these tips to have cleaner water, and enjoy every last clear, cool cup of H2O right out of your faucet.
Check your faucet's aerator
If water only tastes like dirt or rust from one spot, then your faucet may be to blame. You can achieve cleaner water in your home simply by checking your faucet's aerator (the little screen in your faucet's head).