Gas biproducts of septic systems

Lewis Conquer Lewis.Conquer at btinternet.com
Fri Jul 17 07:23:48 EST 1998

In article <#S5zva4r9GA.221 at upnetnews05>, 12kodiak{AT}email.msn.com 
>What gases are created by the bacteria in a septic system?
>Are any of them toxic or dangerous to humans if they were to seep and
>concentrate in a house?
>Thanks for the information
>Please remove "AnTiSpAm" when replying via email
>I take it that we are discussing anaerboic digestion of sewerage.  In 
which case there are two toxic gases produced.  Carbon Dioxide which is 
toxic in high concentrations and Hydrogen Sulphide which is toxic at very 
low concentrations.  H2S is of course very noticeable by its odour.


Lewis conquer

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