Do you have a septic system? Do you wonder what happens when you flush the toilet?
The Ontario Onsite Wastewater Association (OOWA) has released a 5-minute video on YouTube addressing the basics of how a septic system functions, as well as best management practices.
Need more information? Check out the following links:
Great information on how to install and maintain septic systems.
Caring for your septic system:
Septic Management and Inspections:
Septic Tank 101 – 4-page document to provide cottage owners with some general information on
how a septic tank works and how best to maintain it in working order:
Septic Smart – Understanding Your Home’s Septic System. This twelve-page booklet helps you understand and care for your conventional septic systems:
Septic System Maintenance – 5-minute video on YouTube