Septic systems can impact local drinking water wells or surface water bodies. The extent of this impact depends on how well your septic system is maintained and if it is used properly. Click on the links below to learn more about how septic systems interact with drinking water wells or surface water bodies and how to keep them healthy.
This listing includes publications, videos, and slide shows available from the Stormwater Section. Many of the resources listed on this page are for historical reference only, and do not reflect current regulations. For additional resources of the Watershed Management Division, go to the Watershed Management Division Resources page.