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Foster Survey Company is Trained to Design GeoMat Leaching Septic Systems

GeoMat Leaching Systems – High Performance, Low Profile, Wastewater Infiltration and Reuse System

Geomatrix GeoMat Leaching Septic System

Geomatrix GeoMat Leaching Septic System. Credit: Geomatrix

To give you another septic system design option, Foster Survey Company is now trained to design GeoMat Leaching Septic Systems. Eric D. Colburn PLS,  received training from Geomatrix Systems on the design and installation of their high performance, low profile, wastewater infiltration and reuse septic systems.

The GeoMat Leaching System, a low profile modular gravelless absorption system, similar to the Pressurized Shallow Narrow Drainfields (PSND) now used in Rhode Island, is another approved Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) septic system option we can design for your property. In addition to being trained to design GeoMat Leaching Systems, Eric D. Colburn, PLS is a RIDEM  Licensed Class II Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems (OWTS) septic system designer and RIDEM Certified Bottomless Sand Filter (BSF) designer.

About GeoMat Leaching System

GeoMat™has a thin profile that maximizes contact with the soil – which enhances oxygen transfer, and increases plant uptake and retention of nutrients.

  • Easy and fast to install
  • Minimizes the height of mounds
  • Helps polish pretreated wastewater
  • Laterals and orifices are adjustable and serviceable
Geomatrix GeoMat Flat

Geomatrix GeoMat Flat. Credit: Geomatrix

The GeoMat Leaching System (GLS) is comprised of a core of fused, entangled plastic filaments with a geotextile fabric bonded to one side. A pressure distribution line is installed on top of the core and covered with another layer of geotextile fabric. GLS is designed for maximum treatment and infiltration of wastewater into soil, in certain instances it is used for subsurface irrigation. GLS can be utilized with pretreated wastewater or septic tank effluent, if Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) is accounted for.Source: Geomatrix Systems

Geomatrix GeoMat Flat Finished Grading

Geomatrix GeoMat Flat Finished Grading. Credit: Geomatrix

While the GeoMat Leaching System can benefit any site, the GeoMat Flat is also well suited for difficult sites, like when depth is limited by ledge, water table, or impermeable soils.

The GeoMat Leaching System (GLS) has many similar benefits to drip irrigation, but it is significantly less mechanically complex and provides for massive surface area when compared to drip emitters. GLS also shares some similarities to low pressure pipe systems; however, it is significantly easier to install and has a much lower profile. The distal head pressure of the GLS is fully adjustable through valving on the distribution manifold, which is often located in the pump station. A cleanout/distal pressure monitoring port is installed on the terminal end of each of the lateral lines. The lateral lines can be readily cleaned, flushed and jetted

Source: Geomatrix Systems

Working with Foster Survey Company and Eric D. Colburn PLS is easy and professional. We respect your need for prompt and expert service, and invite you to experience the value, experience, and quality our repeat customers keep returning to Foster Survey Company for all their professional land surveying needs.

If you need a Septic System OWTS design, then please visit our Store or Contact Us.

You can learn more by clicking here »»Foster Survey Company Septic System Services

About Eric D. Colburn, PLS

Eric D. Colburn PLS

Eric D. Colburn, PLS, president of Foster Survey Company, is a registered licensed Professional Land Surveyor,  licensed RIDEM Class II Septic System Onsite Wastewater Treatment System (OWTS) Designer, and Certified RIDEM Bottomless Sand Filter Designer, with nearly 30 years of experience in the land surveying and land development industries. He is also the creator and publisher off the Professional Land Surveyor Source website EricColburn.com, where he publishes news, tutorials,virtual courses, training and coaching for professional land surveyors.

About Foster Survey Company

Foster Survey Company

Foster Survey Company is a Rhode Island Professional Land Surveying Company established in March of 1993. We are Registered Licensed RI Professional Land Surveyors serving all Rhode Island. Our core beliefs are to give superior professional land surveying services that benefit you with: Value, Experience, and Quality!

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