As you likely know, the EPA has the all-important task of safeguarding the environment. There are various enforced rules with the aim of offsetting water and air contamination. While the EPA doesn’t regulate septic system handling, it does have a few voluntary set of practices. Consider the following septic system EPA guidelines to keep your system and the environment clean.
The EPA has five voluntary guidelines listed on their official website’s FAQ page. Two of these are focused on what the homeowner should do.
- System inventory and awareness of maintenance needs
- System care via maintenance contracts