On-Site Wastewater Management Systems and Their Environmental Impact (B 1242-4) University of Georgia Extension On-site wastewater treatment systems provide treatment and ultimate dispersal of wastewater from homes and small businesses. They usually consist of a septic tank, a drain field and the underlying soil. When properly designed, installed and maintained, they are an environmentally benign method to manage household wastewater. 2017-07-11 10:26:08.477 2006-06-02 14:35:30.0 Environmental Water Quality Series: On-Site Wastewater Management Systems and Their Environmental Impact | Publications | UGA Extension Skip to content

On-Site Wastewater Management Systems and Their Environmental Impact (B 1242-4)

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On-site wastewater treatment systems provide treatment and ultimate dispersal of wastewater from homes and small businesses. They usually consist of a septic tank, a drain field and the underlying soil. When properly designed, installed and maintained, they are an environmentally benign method to manage household wastewater.

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Status and Revision History
Published on Aug 16, 2004
Re-published on Feb 23, 2009
Re-published on May 14, 2009
Reviewed on Feb 15, 2012