I wish I understood drainage systems. I also wish I knew quite what ours consisted of. Do we have soakaways? I think we do. Are the septic tank and the drains interconnected? No idea.
I went online, One of the sites I visited said, "There is one thing certain about a septic tank soakaway- IT IS DOOMED TO FAIL,"
Is the bogginess of the lower field a symptom of septic tank failure? Could well be.
But at least the area of worst flooding is at a distance from the house.
Kirstie arrived late this morning; she said she was having to negotiate huge puddles. Anya says, cheerfully, that there's snow on the way.