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Environment and Natural Resources » Waste Management

Displaying 6 to 10 of 44 Publications.

  • MF2290
    Wastewater Pond Operation, Maintenance and Repair

    Wastewater ponds, or lagoons, are used for treating and disposing wastewater from individual homes. The home-owner or occupant is responsible for operation, maintenance & repairs.

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  • MF946
    Why Do Onsite Wastewater (Septic) Systems Fail?

    Do your drains empty slowly? Does sewage back up? Do you have a wet, smelly spot in your yard? Is your septic tank effluent piped to a road ditch, etc? If so, your septic system is failing.

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  • MF947
    Septic Tank Maintenance: A Key to Longer Septic System Life

    For a septic tank to work effectively and to protect the rest of the wastewater system, it must be pumped (emptied) periodically. This bulletin describes pumping, & frequency & other procedures.

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  • MF2179
    Get to Know Your Septic System

    If sewers & central wastewater treatment plants are not available, an onsite wastewater treatment system is needed. It must treat the wastewater and allow it to be absorbed by soil or evaporation.

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  • MF2542
    Selecting an Onsite Wastewater or Septic System

    If a home does not have access to a sewer system, an onsite wastewater treatment system, often known as a septic system, must be selected and installed. There are many alternatives.

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