Septic System Types

In Minnesota there are different methods used to properly treat wastewater with an onsite system.

Conventional Systems

Standard systems are the simplest way to effectively treat wastewater, but occasionally site characteristics such as lot size, soil type, site disturbance, flow and wastewater characteristics limit the options available.

In-ground systems:

Above-ground systems:

Non-conventional Systems

Advanced Treatment Systems

Pretreatment Units

Final Soil Treatment and Distribution

General Information