MSU Extension Article Cites Importance of Maintaining Septic Systems

Septic Tank and Drainfield Operation and Maintenance
By Michael P. Vogel, Ed.D., MSU Extension Service Housing Specialist

“Households not served by public sewers usually depend on a septic system to dispose of wastewater. There are many different types of septic systems designed to fit a wide range of soil and site conditions. These include mound systems, sand filter systems and pressure distribution systems. This MontGuide should help you understand the operation and maintenance of a conventional gravity-flow septic system.”

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