Septic System Care

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  • Conserve water, install water-saving appliances and repair plumbing leaks
  • Limit the use of chemicals that can kill the “good bacteria” in your system
  • Divert downspouts away from your drain field
  • Have your septic tank pumped and inspected regularly – (Department of Health recommends every 3 years)


  • Use a garbage disposal (unless specifically designed for use with septic)
  • Flush non-biodegradable products
  • Dump solvents, oils, paints or poisons down the drain
  • Allow vehicles to drive over your drain field and compact the soil