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Think at the Sink!

Today during SepticSmart Week let’s Think at the Sink! Use water efficiently to maintain the life of your septic system. Limit the use of your garbage disposal and avoid rinsing coffee grounds or pouring grease into the sink. Get the scoop on how to stay #SepticSmart at  
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SepticSmart Week 2019 Begins — Protect It! and Inspect It!

SepticSmart Week!  Each year, EPA holds SepticSmart Week to inform homeowners on proper septic system care and maintenance, assist local agencies in promoting homeowner education and awareness, and educate local decision makers about infrastructure options to improve and sustain their communities.  This week you will be provided information on different aspects of your septic system.  Today, the topic is Protect It! Inspect It!

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Flooding and On-site Waste Treatment Systems

With the recent and at the time of this posting current flooding from Hurricane Florence, the Onsite Installer printed an article that discusses “How to Access and Rehabilitate Flooded Onsite Systems“.  The article discusses some of the things to do during a flood, what to look for during and after the…
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SepticSmart Webinar recording available

On September 19, as we celebrated SepticSmart week, we held and recorded a webinar.  The webinar consisted of a panel including Chris Kumnick with Georgia Department of Public Health; Keli Hinson, NE Regional Director with Georgia Department of Public Health in Athens; Laurie Loftin Water Conservation Coordinator, Public Utilities Department, Unified Government…
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SepticSmart Week 2018

Did you know that one in five U.S. homes have septic systems? This could be you! Mark your calendar for SepticSmart Week 2018 taking place September 17-21, 2018. EPA’s SepticSmart initiative is a nation-wide public education effort with resources for homeowners, local organizations, and government leaders. Learn how septic systems work…
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Medications and Septic Tanks

I was looking through the latest issue of the On-Site Installer magazine and there was a story about medications and the septic tank.  The article titled The Problem with Medications and Septic Systems  discusses mainly chemo medications but also antibiotics and provides some recommendations on how to manage your septic system…
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