Septic System Care Workshop
Date: March 26, 2015
Time: 6 - 8 p.m.
Location: Vernon Township Hall, 6801 S. Durand Rd., Durand, MI 48429
Contact: Shiawassee Conservation District, 989-723-8263, ext. 3
Join the Shiawassee Conservation District for this FREE workshop on the proper maintenance of septic systems to protect the health of your family and maintain water quality. The event will include:
Septic Systems 101, Dr. Ted Louden, Professor Emeritus, MSU
- What a septic system looks like, how it works, types of systems; risks of a malfunctioning system.
Proper maintenance of onsite systems, Mike Stephens, Stephens Consulting Service, P.C. & SCS Systems LLC; Ted Loudon
- Inputs that can harm a system; signs of failure; planting on drainfields; costs of replacing a system.
Critical Do’s and Don’ts for your System, Bindu Bhakta and Terry Gibb, MSU Extension
What to do if your system fails, Mike Stephens
- Alternative treatment options available.
Shiawassee County septic system permitting procedures, Casey Elliot, Sanitarian, Shiawassee County Health Department
Shiawassee Conservation District’s Septic System Assistance Program
This event is free. Pre-registration is requested by March 24, 2015. Register by calling the Shiawassee Conservation District at 989-723-8263, ext. 3.