ONSITE WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
HOMEOWNER'S GUIDE


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.

  1. The wastewater is used for localized groundwater recharge, which enhances greenery on your property.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 overloaded.
  4. The Onsite Wastewater Management Program affords for local control of development by professionals and members of the public that are aware of local environmental conditions.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the District office or attend the Board of Directors meetings.




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