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Septic Pump Alarm Service

septic pump maintenance / replacement

Septic Repair Services

Septic Tank Replacement

Did you know Houses built before 1970 typically installed septic tanks constructed of manmade cinder block..

Excavation Services

It is important to properly remove or abandon un-used septic tanks to avoid very serious safety hazards including…

Sanitary Tee / Filter

Your septic tank is an important part of your septic system, but your Sanitary Tees — Baffles & Effluent Filters play a very…

Riser / Lid

Septic Tank Risers and Lids or Covers are designed to replace existing concrete, fiberglass, or metal septic tank covers.

Drain Lines

Drain fields and drain lines area also referred to as leach fields / leach lines and soil absorption fields.

Septic Installation Services

Gravity System

Septic tank installation is one of the many services offered by Lentz Wastewater Management.As the name implies, gravity

Chamber System

Chambers-Infiltrator® chambers are hollow structures that attach end-to-end. They are installed in trenches or beds

Pressure Distribution System

Septic systems are underground wastewater treatment structures, commonly used in rural areas without centralized sewer

Septic Maintenance Services

Pump Alarm Service

Septic effluent pumps are used to move clarified septic effluent out of a the septic tank to the drainfield in systems

Pump Replacement

Septic and Sewer effluent pumps work hard to move wastewater to an alternate tank or absorption field. Typically pump

Floats / Switches / Control Box

If your septic system uses a pump to remove wastewater from the tank to a drain field, your system will have a septic tank alarm

Drainfield Solutions

Drainfield Rejuvenation Terralift

Do you have a saturated drain field? Terralift could be the solution for you. Do you have smelly,


It is important to properly remove or abandon un-used septic tanks to avoid very serious safety hazards including, caving in,

Addition / Upgrade

Drain fields are also known as leach fields or soil absorption field. Drain lines are also referred to as Leach lines.


Replacing a drain field requires a permit from your local environmental health department. Please see Permit Information

Septic Pump Alarm Service in Statesville, Mooresville and surrounding areas.

Septic effluent pumps are used to move clarified septic effluent out of a the septic tank to the drainfield in systems where a gravity system is unable to be used.

Septic effluent pumps do not have to move solids, but are built to standards of durability and are more demanding than a typical sump pump used to remove ground water from a building.

Typical examples of applications where septic effluent pumps are used  are in septic systems in which the absorption bed is located higher than the septic tank. In these installations septic effluent is pumped from a final chamber in the septic tank or from a second effluent chamber up to the absorption system.

What should I do when my septic tank pump alarm goes off?

#1. DONT PANIC- you have time to react. The alarm is notifying you that the water level in the tank is getting too high., due to the pump not working. The alarm is triggered by a float in the tank. The purpose of the float is to flip when the water level continues to rise which will sound the alarm.

#2. Silence the alarm, so you do not go insane

#3.  Stop water usage…. no laundry, dishwashing, showers, toilet flushing until   

#3. Check your breaker box. The problem could be a tripped breaker or tripped GFI.  If the breaker is tripped- flip the breaker. If the pump turns on again then the alarm should stay off and your pump should be functioning correctly. If they alarm sounds again- Call Lentz Wastewater.

#4. Reduce/limit your water usage until you find a solution

What is causing my septic alarm to go off?

There are many reasons why a submersible pump may stop working, such as:

  • Power failure

  • Breaker trips  / GFI tripped

  • Pump gets unplugged

  • Pump wears out

  • Wires get cut/electrical problem

  • Float stop working/malfunctioning

  • Shut off switch is flipped to the off position

Regardless of the reason for failure, a septic alarm needs to be addressed. Septic waste can back up into your house and can damage your drainfield, if alarms are ignored.

Lentz Wastewater repairs/replaces inefficient pumps.  We only uses Goulds Pumps

for new installation, and septic pump replacement.  There is a difference, and we only

trust the quality and efficiency found with the Goulds Pumps.

Having an issue that requires your septic tank to be pumped? Get in touch with Lentz Septic.


(980) 829-3278

Lentz Wastewater Management
463 Lentz Rd
Statesville, NC 28625


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