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      I am new to this but is there any ideas on preventing tree roots growing in the septic system?

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      FreebieQueen
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      @kenshinstar 735734 wrote:

      I am new to this but is there any ideas on preventing tree roots growing in the septic system?

      It depends on whether or not you have a septic system or municipal waste system.

      You can google Copper Sulphate as a root control for municipal waste systems. If you have a septic you could use metam-sodium &/or diclobenil (foam) which sticks to the roots and walls of the pipe, killing the root within a few short hours. Then again, it can take up to a year for them (the roots) to decompose.

      Alternatively, you can also REMOVE the offending tree from the proximity of your septic.

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