Septic Systems (Decentralized/Onsite Systems)
Get Ready for SepticSmart Week 2023!
Save the Date: September 18-22, 2023
EPA’s annual event highlighting how to care for your septic system.
Download the flyer: Save the Date! (png)
Closing America’s Wastewater Access Gap Community Initiative
The new initiative will be piloted in 11 U.S. communities where residents lack basic wastewater management that is essential to protecting their health and the environment. EPA, USDA, states, and Tribes will jointly leverage technical assistance resources to help historically underserved communities pursue federal funding opportunities.
Financing Decentralized Wastewater Systems
Financing Decentralized Wastewater Treatment Systems: Pathways to Success with the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (pdf)
A guide for community leaders, local and state decentralized wastewater treatment programs, and CWSRF managers for using the CWSRF to finance decentralized systems.
Encouraging homeowners, wastewater professionals, and state, tribal, and local officials to design and maintain effective systems to protect public health, preserve valuable water resources, and sustain economic vitality in their communities.