Septic system video now available from the NSFC

A video titled 'Septic Systems: Making the Best Use of Nature' is now available from the National Small Flows Clearinghouse (NSFC).

MORGANTOWN, WV, Jan. 23, 2001 — A video titled "Septic Systems: Making the Best Use of Nature" is now available from the National Small Flows Clearinghouse (NSFC).

Produced by the Pennsylvania Septage Management Association, this video discusses the use of septic tanks and the components of rural onsite septic systems, including cesspools, seepage pits, mound systems, trenches, and soil absorption systems. It also describes the basic components of septic tanks.

The video explains the necessity for and criteria of inspections and the inspection process. Criteria highlighted include site location, siting, use, permit availability, treatment methods, management, and the history of the septic system. This 10-minute video may be helpful to local officials, the general public, state regulatory agencies, state officials, and public heath officials.

The cost for this video is $10 plus shipping charges. To order, call the NSFC at (800) 624-8301 or (304) 293-4191, and request Item #WWVTGN135 or e-mail nsfc_orders@mail.estd.wvu.edu.

Located at West Virginia University, the NSFC is a nonprofit organization funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to provide free and low-cost information about small community wastewater treatment. For more information, visit NSFC's Web site at http://www.nsfc.wvu.edu.

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