seepage pit

noun
a pit that is lined with a porous, mortarless masonry wall in which effluent from a septic tank is collected for gradual seepage into the ground, sometimes used as a substitute for a drainfield.
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The effective seepage pit sidewall absorption area comprises only soils with a percolation rate of one to sixty minutes per inch.
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