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Septic Systems (On-site Program)

Clallam County's On-site Program protects public health and the environment by making sure that septic systems function properly.

The On-site Program assures that septic systems are designed, installed, and maintained in ways that meet State and local standards. It is called the On-site Program because septic systems generally treat and dispose of sewage on the site where it is created. A household septic system properly designed, installed, and maintained on suitable soil is as effective as a sophisticated sewage treatment plant.

General Information

Septic System Education

Septic Permit Process

Septic System Repairs

Complaints about Septic Systems and Leaking Sewage

Grant Funded Projects

Some of these projects have been funded wholly or in part by the United States Environmental Protection Agency under assistance agreement PC-01J18001 to the Washington State Department of Health. The contents of these documents do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Environmental Protection Agency, nor does mention of trade names or commercial products constitute endorsement or recommendation for use.

Clallam County Health & Human Services
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