21 Church Street, Vernon, NJ 07462
Your Septic System Is Your Responsibility
Did you know that as a homeowner you are responsible for maintaining your
septic system? Maintaining your septic system protects your investment in
your home. You should periodically inspect your system and pump out your
Unlike those who live in areas served by regional sewerage systems, septic
system owners are unique because they are solely responsible for the daily
operation and maintenance of their wastewater treatment and disposal system.
By adhering to simple and straightforward guidelines, septic system owners can
ensure years of trouble-free operation with minimal maintenance.
If properly designed, constructed and maintained, your septic system can provide
long-term effective treatment of your household wastewater. If your septic
system isn’t properly maintained, you might need to replace it, costing you
thousands of dollars. A malfunctioning system can contaminate groundwater
which might be a source of drinking water. It also is important to keep your
system properly maintained because it must be in good working order if you are
planning to sell your home.