The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announces its fourth annual SepticSmart Week - September 19-23, 2016. SepticSmart, is an online national outreach program designed to promote proper septic system care and maintenance by homeowners launched by EPA on Nov. 15, 2012. EPA’s SepticSmart initiative is a nation-wide public education effort that aims to inform homeowners living on properties serviced by septic systems on the importance of properly maintaining their septic system and provide valuable resources to help homeowners make important decisions regarding their wastewater management needs.
See EPA's website for the SeptiSmart Homeowner Education Program.
Join the SepticSmart Decentralized Wastewater Webcast on September 8, 2016 at 1:00pm. This webinar will explore tools and outreach efforts for the upcoming SepticSmart Week.
Failing septic systems can potentially contaminate drinking water sources. MRWA is requesting water and wastewater systems and utilities to consider keeping their customers and stakeholders informed by making this information available either by displaying at facility offices and common areas, including in newsletters and by posting on websites.