Operation and Maintenance Tips for Your Septic System
Properly sited, designed, constructed, and maintained septic systems can provide an efficient and economical wastewater treatment alternative to public sewer systems. Onsite/septic system owners need information on how septic systems work, how to maintain them, and precautions to take to decrease the potential for the septic system to contaminate groundwater or surface water. This publication provides operation and maintenance tips for managing your septic system.
Revised 3/2010. Revised 2018 Originally published: 2000.