The tank is the part of the septic system where the material is stored and then distributed to the drainfield. Within the tank the organic material is broken down but it is also the place where any inorganic material is stored. So, pumping the tank on a regular basis (typically 3-5 years) removes the inorganic material, oils and greases, and reduces the organic fraction. This protects both the tank and the drainfield.
Day three focuses on not using the commode as a trashcan. So flushing things other than the three P’s down the drain will or could clog the commode and septic tank and system. The three P’s are: Poop. Pee-Pee, and toilet Paper. Other things will not degrade rapidly and cause… Read More
September 14, 202 starts the 2020 campaign of Septic Smart Week. Enjoy learning this week about how you can protect your septic system and the environment. On Monday September 14, 2020 the idea is to “Protect It and Inspect It!”. Below is a few Social Media texts that can be… Read More
Dr. Pamela Turner, Extension Housing Specialist, provided the information below the stars “***” to the UGA Extension Agents related to Radon in Georgia Counties. Radon occurs naturally in areas where there is granite bedrock. *** *** **** *** *** *** January is National Radon Action Month (NRAM). I am hoping… Read More
The Upper Oconee Regional Water Planning Council will conduct its next meeting on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 Registration: 9:00 A.M. – 9:30 A.M Meeting: 9:30 A.M. – 1:30 P.M The meeting will be held at: The Club at Lake Sinclair 3700 Sinclair Dam Road NE Milledgeville, GA 31061 For more… Read More
The Middle Ocmulgee Regional Water Planning Council will hold its next meeting on Friday, November 2, 2018 Registration: 9:30 A.M. – 10:00 A.M. Meeting: 10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. The meeting will be conducted at the: Middle Georgia Regional Commission, 175… Read More