Stage one of home raising:
installation of septic system as required by building code.
(Be sure to scroll down and see all eight photos on this page.)


Here's my lot before any work was done, looking south. Three of the corner stakes can be seen. Dimensions are 60' X 130';
This view is looking down the long dimension. 5-8-08


This is looking east across the lot, toward the ocean view. (Image too bright to discern water from sky.) 5-8-08


Same view as previous picture, just before covering of septic system. 6-10-08
(I jumped ahead in sequence to compare views from same spot.)


Hole dug by backhoe for septic system. 5-23-08.


Looking North after cinder and 1000-gallon septic tank put in. 5-25-08.


Septic tank and 12'X24' leach field ready for inspection and covering. Looking south. 6-10-08


Looking west with steam plume from lava's ocean entry visible in the background.
My neighbor Dave's house is the one to the right. 6-10-08.


View to the north from lava ridge behind my lot. 6-10-08.

Stage 2 - Forms for concrete slab and house foundation

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