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Liquid Waste Program

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The purpose of the Liquid Waste Program is to protect the health of the public and environment from the improper disposal of sewage and greywater systems; to educate the public on the proper operation and maintenance of sewage systems and to regulate septage haulers to assure proper disposal of septage.

  • On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems (OWTS), known as Septic Systems
  • Advanced Treatment / Engineered Septic Designs
  • Sewage Pumper Trucks
  • Permitting, Inspections, Enforcement

Did you know about 25 percent of the U.S. population relies on decentralized-or onsite-wastewater treatment systems? About 95 percent of the onsite wastewater disposal systems are septic systems. Proper maintenance of your septic system helps to avoid potential system problems.