Can I install my own septic system?

Yes. However, you should be very familiar with the operation of the heavy equipment need to install the system under challenging site conditions. You must also demonstrate your knowledge of the on-site wastewater treatment system regulations to the satisfaction of the health department inspector. You will be responsible for complying with all applicable requirements of the regulations and engineering design, including assurance that all required inspections are scheduled with, and performed by, this department. All terms and conditions of the permit must also be complied with and you must submit an Affidavit to the health department.

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1. A brown liquid is bubbling out of my garden; can you identify this substance?
2. Can I install my own septic system?
3. How do I obtain a permit to replace or install a septic system?
4. How often do I pump my septic tank?
5. I need to know the location and size of my septic system, how many bedrooms my system is built for, or other general septic records?
6. I'm considering building a new house in the mountains. How much property do I need to install a septic system and well?
7. There is a failing septic in my neighborhood. Could you please investigate this situation?
8. What are the fees for a septic system permit?
9. What do I need to do to get a variance?
10. What if I want a septic system for a business or commercial facility?
11. What is a Higher Level Treatment system?
12. Who can design my septic system?