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SepticSmart Week - September 19-23, 2016

  • 1 September 2016
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announces it's fourth annual SepticSmart Week - September 19-23, 2016.

SepticSmart, is an online national outreach program designed to promote proper septic system care and maintenance by homeowners launched by EPA on Nov. 15, 2012. EPA’s SepticSmart initiative is a nation-wide public education effort that aims to inform homeowners living on properties serviced by septic systems on the importance of properly maintaining their septic system and provide valuable resources to help homeowners make important decisions regarding their wastewater management needs. See EPA's website for the SeptiSmart Homeowner Education Program.

Join in the SepticSmart Decentralized Wastewater Webcast on September 8, 2016 at 1:00pm. This webinar will explore tools and outreach efforts for the upcoming SepticSmart Week. https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2016-08/documents/mou_webinar_flyer_081116_508_3.pdf

Failing septic systems can potentially contaminate drinking water sources. 

NYRWA is requesting that our member utility systems keep their customers informed by making this information available either by displaying it in your offices or by posting it on your websites.

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