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  Septic Smart — Understanding Your Homes Septic Systems
 

 

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What Is A Septic System? ........................................................................................
How Does It Work? ..................................................................................................
Parts of the Septic Tank ...........................................................................................
Your Class 4 Rural Septic System .............................................................................
What Could Be Hiding Underground? .........................................................................
Septic Systems and Your Health ...............................................................................
Minimum Separation Distances for Leaching or Filter Beds ...........................................
Why Should I Maintain My Septic System? .................................................................
Do’s and Don’ts .......................................................................................................
How to Find Your Septic Tank ...................................................................................
What Happens When There’s A Problem? ...................................................................
New Technology ......................................................................................................
Water Conservation .................................................................................................
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  Advanced Treatment Systems
 

Septic Smart 2 — Alternatives to Conventional Septic Systems Advantages and Disadvantages

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    Advantages and Disadvantages ................................................................................
Aerobic Treatment Units (ATUs) ................................................................................
Filtration Units .........................................................................................................
Care and Maintenance of Your Advanced Treatment Unit .............................................
Final Distribution and Soil Treatment .........................................................................
Cost Considerations .................................................................................................
Other Considerations ...............................................................................................
Approval of Advanced Treatment Units in Ontario .......................................................
Special Approval for Other Treatment Systems ..........................................................

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