Water Protection Program

Septic Tank Maintenance Tips

Do

Don't

Never treat your septic system like a trash can. If you throw the following items down the drain or into the toilet, you might as well toss your money in after them.

Septic Tank Maintenance Record Example

Date system installed:_________________

Company that installed:____________________________________________________________

Tank size:_____ gallons

Capacity:______ bedrooms

Type:

Conventional______

Alternative_______

Absorption field location:___________________________________

Permit required for installation/repairs

Yes________ No____ #____________

DNR phone number_______________

State health department phone number__________________

County planning and zoning

____________________

 

City commission_________________________

County health department ________________________

Other numbers______________________


Date Company/Phone Activity Comments Disposal Location and Cost