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Section 905.130 — Human Waste Disposal

  1. Section 905.130 — Human Waste Disposal
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    Pits must have a minimum capacity of _____ cubic feet per seat
    1. 10
    2. 25
    3. 30
    4. 50
      (905.130 b-2) Pit Size. The pit shall have a minimum capacity of 50 cubic feet per seat.
  2. Section 905.130 — Human Waste Disposal
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    Where groundwater is within 4 feet of the bottom of a pit, a _______ is required
    1. Watertight non metal vault
      (905.130-c) Vault Privy. Watertight, non-metal vaults are required where privies are used in areas where the groundwater or limestone formations are within 4 feet of the bottom of the pit. The vault shall be provided with a readily accessible cleanout which prohibits the entry of rodents, insects, and surface water. (See Appendix A: Illustration T of this Part.)
    2. Watertight metal vault
    3. Dosing chamber
    4. Pumping station
  3. Section 905.130 — Human Waste Disposal
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    A subsurface seepage field for a septic privy must have a minimum of one ____ foot distribution line in a 2 foot wide trench.
    1. 50
    2. 50
    3. 10
      (905.130 d) Septic Privy. The vault of a septic privy shall be watertight. The subsurface seepage field shall consist of a minimum of one 10 foot distribution line placed in a 2 foot wide trench constructed in accordance with Section 905.60 and Appendix A: Illustration U of this Part.
    4. 5