Septic Systems – Do’s and Don’ts

Here’s a handy one-page pdf produced by the US EPA that you can download and post in your property to remind everyone of some best practices to help maintain your system.

Do Your Part, Be SepticSmart: The Do’s and Don’ts of Your Septic System

Need more information? Check out the following links:

CSRD – Do’s and Don’ts

Cottage Life

5 mistakes you could be making with your cottage septic system

Cottage Q&A: Toilet paper and the septic system

Green Cleaners

Be careful what you put down your drain. Even small amounts of strong cleaners like bleach and ammonia can affect the microorganisms and bacteria treating the wastewater in your septic tank. Here’s a link to download some formulas for Greener Cleaners.