We’d been trying for months – basically all spring and summer – to get the main waste line for the Loft House connected to the septic system. There are a couple of crews that we have used for grading and excavating at the property and everyone was just too booked up with big jobs or out of town jobs for us to get on their schedule.

Finally we got the opportunity so we jumped at the chance! A couple of hours one afternoon was all it took and the trench was dug. We actually had two trenches dug, which also allowed us to set the line in place for our next building. Now that that line is buried, we won’t have to dig up the whole area around the Loft House when it’s time to connect it.

Checking the fall with the level.

We’ve gotten in the habit of flying our drone when we have anything going on that might possibly be useful to have aerial photos of later.

The trench above the building in the photo below is connecting the house to the septic, and the one to the left is for the future build, which we anticipate will be somewhere just off the other side of the driveway.

In this closeup, the two green dots are the access covers on the septic tank:

And here you can see all three buildings. The Headquarters Hut was our first structure to connect to the septic tank, back in the summer of 2017. You can read more about that, here.

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