Posted on 18. Sep, 2011 by Marty.
What are the Differences Between a Septic Treatment System and an Aerobic Treatment Unit (ATU)
Very often people use the term “septic system” for any/all home or small flow wastewater treatment systems. So what is the difference and is it important to a home owner or small flow treatment unit to know the difference? The answer [...]
Wiping Out Plush Toilet Paper
This article appeared in Small Flows Magazine, Fall/Winter 2009, Volume 9, Number 3.
By Caigan McKenzie
NESC Staff Writer
This article appeared in Small Flows Magazine, Fall/Winter 2009, Volume 9, No. 3
Editor’s Note: The drainfield is one of the most important parts of your septic system.
Maintaining it not only keeps the system functioning properly—which aids in public health—it prevents an expensive repair from damaging your wallet. The average cost of [...]
This is a monthly column by John F. Bradley, the municipal separate storm sewer system coordinator for Shepherdsville.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates that there are more than 40,000 sanitary sewer overflows each year, which cause serious water quality issues. These can contaminate water sources, cause extensive property damage and threaten public health. [...]
This is the latest version of draft ammonia
discharge regulations released by the USEPA.
This may have a significant impact on all sewage
dischargers, large and small (homeowners) in the
near future. Remember, if you have any questions,
just let me know.
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
Draft 2009 Update Aquatic Life Ambient Water Quality Criteria for
AGENCY: Environmental Protection [...]
How does the maintenance of onsite septic systems
affect source water protection?
This blog was posted in Water Efficiency Magazine by Alex Ornelas on January 5, 2009. Remember if you have any questions about sewage or water treatment, just post a comment or question for me. I’ll be happy to try to answer your questions.
Toilets use more water in the home than any other appliance or fixture totaling [...]
The following is an editiorial by Alan Schulman that appeared in the July/August 2009 edition of Water Efficiency.
Let me hear your comments and remember if you have any water or sewage treatment questions, just let me know.
Quick—what wastes more clean drinking water than a dripping faucet? No, the answer is not two dripping faucets. The [...]
This is an article that appeared in Small flows Magazine, Fall/Winter 2008, Vol. 9, Number 2. Tell me what you think. I want your comments.
Remember, if you have any questions about this article or any sewage treatment questions, just let me know.
“How Does the Maintenance of Onsite Spptic Systems Affect Source Water Protection? by Zane [...]