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Onsite Wastewater Systems

For many small communities, rural areas, and sparsely populated areas, a decentralized approach to the collection, treatment, and disposal of wastewater is commonly used and just as effective as large-scale systems at treating wastewater. These types of small-scale or individual systems are often referred to as onsite systems, septic systems, cluster systems, or decentralized systems.

Onsite wastewater treatment systems are a VIABLE option for the proper treatment and dispersal of wastewater. Every state in our nation has a population served by an onsite wastewater system. Did you know at least 20% of the U.S. population relies on an onsite system to properly treat their wastewater? Did you know that on a yearly average (over the last four years data is available), nearly one-third (33%) of new residential construction across the U.S. installed an onsite system for wastewater treatment? Did you know that percentage is as high as 50% for some states? 


Proper maintenance of your onsite system protects your health and the health of our environment, avoids potential treatment system problems, and saves you money.To learn more about the various types of onsite systems available to treat residential or commercial wastewater, click on the technology links listed on the right-hand side of the page.