Technical Septic System Options

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

General Information

Systems for Small Lots and Poor Soils

Onsite System Options Overview

Alternative Sewage Treatment Systems

Installer Magazine News Articles
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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