Septic Problems - Septic Smell, Odor, or Gas

Septic Smell - More than a Nuisance

Septic odor and smell can be more than just a nuisance.  Persistent odor may represent a health and safety risk.  Our discussion of septic smell, odor and gas is presented in two categories:

These two locations of smell (odor) have different causes, risks, and remedies.

You may also want to read our section on Advanced Septic Venting and Odor Control.