Septic tanks are often made randomly with no consideration which however causes various problems to occupants. Modernization has brought with it the need to construct septic tanks. Septic tank requires a pit to be dug. The right placement of the septic tank is crucial. A faulty construction not only hampers the ground water sources, but also brings in negative energies to the house. The foul smell, coupled with solar and magnetic radiations, would enter the house, thus destructing it.
Vastu Shastra and Septic tank are the two things which rarely seems to get connected, may be due to septic tank is hardly ever remembered until it start foul-smelling. Septic tanks are economical, environmentally friendly and effective private sewage treatment plants. For the construction of the Septic Tanks there are certain rules according to the Vastu Shastra that must be taken into account.
Tips for Vastu Shastra of Septic Tank:
The Septic Tank should not face the south-east, the north-east or the south-west corner under any condition.
If the north side is divided into 9 equal parts then it should be placed in the 3rd part from the north-west direction.
The ideal location for septic tank is North-west.
It should not be directly touch the wall compound or the plinth of the house. It should be at least 2 feet away from the wall or the plinth.
The segregation of septic tank should be in a way that the water goes in eastern side while excretion waste goes in western side.
It should always be constructed to the ground level and must not touch the main wall of house i.e. compound wall.
The length of the Septic Tank should be in the east-west direction and the breadth in the south-north directions.
Avoid drainage pipes in Southern portion of house and if it has been made then ensure that their passage should be made in East or North.
The outlet of the Septic Tank should be in the north or the west directions but avoid in south direction.
Additional Tips for Vastu Shastra of Septic Tank:
The pipes of the toilet and bathroom should have its outlet in the west or the north-west area. The pipes of the kitchen, on the other hand, should be diverted to the east or north direction.
Do not have the pipes in the south direction at any cost. In case there are pipes that have an outlet in the south direction, make sure to divert their outlet to the east or north direction.
The gutter of the building can be in the north, east or west, but strictly not in the south direction.
For those staying at upper-storey, make sure that the drainage pipe is not in the southwest corner. In case it is in the same, ensure that it does not leak.
(Last Updated on : 14-04-2015)
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