Instructions for Conducting Percolation Tests 905 Appendix A, Illustration G
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At least 3 separate percolation tests must be performed with the holes being separated by a distance of ____ feet.
Number and Location of Percolation Tests. Select an area where the seepage field will be located. When digging the holes, avoid animal burrows, large root channels, etc. At least 3 separate percolation tests shall be performed at the site of each proposed disposal area. The percolation test holes shall be at least 50 feet apart. At least one hole shall be located at the lowest elevation of the proposed absorption field area. The 2 holes with the highest results shall be used to determine percolation rate.