Unlike the cesspools on grandpa's farm, the modern on-site wastewater treatment system, or OWTS, is an environmentally sound method of wastewater disposal in areas where public sewers are not available. These are also referred to as septic systems. Since many homeowners have little or no experience with an OWTS, these pages will provide information to help you understand how your OWTS functions and ways you can help improve its operation.
If you adhere to these few simple rules, your OWTS will prove to be a safe and economical on-site method for disposing of your rural wastewater.
You can now get immediate access to septic system documents and records, including septic tank locations through our new online lookup application. You can now view, print and save your records. It's quick and easy! View the tutorial.