New regulations for septic systems improve public health, officials say

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New regulations for septic systems improve public health, officials say

Inspections are uncovering problems previously undetected
Stacy Alridge, right, and Norah Hurley, both with Certified Professional Inspections, show a correctly installed double-chamber sewage tank while doing an inspection of a La Plata County home. Alridge said most homeowners are compliant with new septic regulations that went into effect earlier this year.
Stacy Alridge with Certified Professional Inspections said most homeowners have been understanding that new regulations are intended to protect human health and the environment.

New regulations for septic systems improve public health, officials say

Stacy Alridge, right, and Norah Hurley, both with Certified Professional Inspections, show a correctly installed double-chamber sewage tank while doing an inspection of a La Plata County home. Alridge said most homeowners are compliant with new septic regulations that went into effect earlier this year.
Stacy Alridge with Certified Professional Inspections said most homeowners have been understanding that new regulations are intended to protect human health and the environment.

New regulations for septic systems improve public health, officials say

Stacy Alridge, right, with Certified Professional Inspections said most septic inspections find minor issues with homeowners’ systems. New regulations are finding problems that previously went undetected, officials say.

New regulations for septic systems improve public health, officials say

Brian Devine with San Juan Basin Public Health said septic systems need to be maintained over the years. However, some homeowners forget, which results in the system falling into disrepair.
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