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Sewage Treatment Systems Fact Sheets

These fact sheets provide a brief description of the following system types and the average cost of operation and maintenance in Ohio:

Domestic Septage Disposal in Ohio Defines domestic septage and explains the role of local health departments, Ohio Department of Health and Ohio Environmental Protection Agency in governing requirements.

Ohio's Decentralized Wastewater Infrastructure Read key information concerning health risks, protecting community health and finding solutions for managing sewage treatment systems in Ohio.

Know Your Septic Tank Understand the basics and learn how to properly maintain your septic tank.

Know your Household Sewage Treatment System Learn the do's and don'ts when using a household sewage treatment system.

Know How to select a Home Site Things to think about before you purchase that property for your new house.

Know What to do After a Sewage Back-up Important steps how to clean up after a sewage back-up

Guidance for Temporary Housing Associated with Oil and Natural Gas Drilling Operations--Ohio EPA and Ohio Department of Health (2012)

When your Septic System is Flooded This factsheet is designed to provide information to assist homeowners who want to prepare for a possible flood or those who have experienced a flood event.

Why not to use Pool Chlorine for disinfection  An article spelling out why you can not use pool chlorine in your home septic system  


Household Sewage Treatment & System Failures in Ohio    (2012)

            Executive summary   Appendices 1, 2 and 5  Appendix 3  Appendix 4

Survey of Household Sewage Treatment Systems Operational and Failure Rates in Ohio  (2008)

Operation Inspection in Ohio   (2002)


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