The Onsite Sewage Treatment Program (OSTP) conducted an assessment of three distinct types of commercial distilled spirits to understand how these products can impact the wastewater characteristics of restaurants, bars and distillery tasting rooms.
In the Water Resources Center’s Onsite Sewage Treatment Program, graduate student Elizabeth Boor has been collecting septic tank sludge also known as “septage” as a key component to her thesis research.
When a homeowner complains about sewer flies, here’s how to locate breeding spots and eliminate them.
When installing soil treatment areas on sites with significant slopes, care must be taken to ensure the safety of the operator and laborer while achieving a level excavation.
Proper bedding and cover materials help to ensure a long-term, sustainable septic system.
An AMA is generally used for remediation of systems having issues with wastewater acceptance in the soil treatment area, but they can also be used to improve effluent quality for a new system.
Whenever possible you want to avoid compaction of the soil treatment area and choosing the correct equipment is a great step to meeting this goal.