EPA’s SepticSmart Program educates homeowners about proper septic system care and maintenance all year long. In addition, it serves as an online resource for industry practitioners, local governments, and community organizations, providing access to tools to educate clients and residents. Did you know that SepticSmart Week takes place September 17-21? You can do your part to help educate the public on proper septic care with door hangers, mail inserts, postcards and more. Click on the links below:
Information on SepticSmart Week and tips for homeowners to help maintain their septic systems.
SepticSmart Week Mark Your Calendar Poster
Across the country, local environmental groups, health departments, and governments face challenges posed by improperly maintained and failing septic systems. EPA assists these local agencies in promoting homeowner education and awareness.
The EPA has an Outreach Toolkit that contains materials targeted to homeowners that can be downloaded and printed. These materials show how many organizations have launched successful homeowner education programs. Go to EPA's Septic System website for the Outreach Toolkit and more.