Septic Systems & Water Quality


Onsite Sewage Treatment Program
University of Minnesota Extension

The Onsite Sewage Treatment Program protects both public health and the environment through training and certification, consulting and professional development opportunities related to onsite wastewater treatment systems. The site has information for homeowners, realtors, wastewater professionals, and communities.


Septic System Owners Guide
University of Minnesota Extension

A properly designed, installed, operated, and maintained septic system will provide economical and effective sewage treatment. This guide describes how to effectively operate and maintain a septic system.


Septic Systems and Water Quality
Minnesota Waters

This factsheet has information about proper maintenance and care for septic systems to protect water quality.

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