TWON: Maintain Your Septic System to Protect Well Water

Type
Publication
Date of Publication
August 31, 2021
Price
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Overview

If your home or business uses a septic system, you need to know how to use and maintain it properly to prevent sewage from backing up into your house and contaminating groundwater, including your water well.

This publication explains how to extend the life of your system, protect your well water and cut maintenance costs. (9 pp., 4 figures, 3 tables)

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