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Contact the Onsite Sewage Program

  • 850-245-4250
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    Bureau of Environmental Health, Onsite Programs

    4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin A-08

    Tallahassee, FL 32399-1710


Florida is unique in having a dedicated onsite sewage program funded by a Legislature-approved surcharge on new system construction permits. Research evaluates the impact of onsite systems on public health and the environment, and studies improvements in technology.

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Current Research

Sampling onsite systems
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