Dude, I can flush now! New septic tank pump installed this morning finally. We've been living like cave people for nearly two weeks. Boys going to the bathroom outside, not flushing the toilet until it was really bad news, 3-minute showers (or none at all at home, I took mine at work), washing dishes in a basin and dumping the washwater outside, laundromat for clothes...what a blast! Just like camping out! Do yourselves a favor when you go looking for a house. Get one with town sewage instead of a septic. Or rent instead.