ADVANTAGES OF AN ONSITE WASTEWATER
DISPOSAL SYSTEM AND MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
After reviewing this booklet, you may be wondering if an onsite wastewater disposal
system is really worth it. Believe it or not, these systems have many advantages over a
centralized sewage treatment and disposal facility.
- The wastewater is used for localized groundwater recharge, which enhances
greenery on your property.
- The property owner is responsible. This means each individual property owner is
responsible for the quality and quantity of wastewater discharged from the property.
This brings environmental concerns right into your backyard and into your home.
- The soil beneath a well-designed system is a superior filter and will provide a better
quality effluent than that from a centralized facility. To achieve this quality of
effluent, the system must be in balance, maintained, and not hydraulically
- The Onsite Wastewater Management Program affords for local control of
development by professionals and members of the public that are aware of local
If you have any questions or concerns, please
contact the District office or
attend the Board of Directors meetings.