OWS1206:       OWTS Management, Operations, Maintenance & Monitoring


Speaker:          David "Kit" Rosefield


This session will discuss the importance of proper care and maintenance of septic systems. Whether it be a conventional standard gravity system or an advanced system employing a supplemental treatment unit, routine inspections and service are critical to ensuring long term operation and performance. "Flush and forget" and "out of sight out of mind" are notions of the past to be replaced by onsite wastewater treatment when properly sited, installed, and maintained is a sustainable option for protecting human health and the environment.