Managing Your Septic System (WQ39)
Households that are not served by public sewers usually depend on septic systems to treat and dispose of wastewater.
Managing Your Septic System
When your septic system is correctly located, adequately designed, carefully installed and properly managed, you will have a waste disposal system that is simple, economical, effective, safe and long-lasting. A failing system may result in property damage, odor, surface and possibly groundwater pollution, disease potential, and costly repairs or replacement.
Management is the key to a lasting wastewater disposal system.
This file contains information that will help you manage your septic system. It also provides a place to record and store vital information about your system. It should be kept with other documents about your home and property.