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- Program Transfer
- FAQ - Permitting
- Technical Review and Advisory Panel (TRAP)
- Rule Promulgation
- Report Unlawful Septic Contracting
- Septic Tank Contractor Enforcements
- Septic Tank Contractors
- Florida Water Management Inventory Project
- OSTDS Statistics
- Staff Directory
- Information for Septic System Owners and Buyers
Information for Septic System Owners and Buyers
For Septic System Owners
If you are like most property owners, you might not think much about the sewage that goes down your drains. But if you own a car and understand the importance of preventative maintenance (like changing your oil), you will understand how maintaining your septic system saves money and prevents headaches. See below for guides on septic system maintenance.
2020 Septic System Owner's Guide (pdf<2mb, opens in new window)
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Caring For Your Septic System Fact Sheet – Brochure (pdf<2mb, opens in new window)
Homebuyer's Guide to Septic Systems (pdf<2mb, opens in new window)