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Learn all about septic systems

Learn all about septic systems

Haywood Waterways Association and the Haywood County Environmental Health Department are hosting a workshop about septic systems. 

The event is from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, May 21, at the Haywood County Agricultural Service Center, 589 Raccoon Road in Waynesville. 

Septic systems are efficient but must be maintained for proper treatment of wastewater from toilets, washing machines, dishwashers and showers. If not, failures can occur and if the system is near a river, stream or lake, untreated wastewater can make its way into the waterway causing risks to human health and the environment. 

Staff will be on hand to discuss everything there is to know about septic systems - how they work, what are the common problems, what are the solutions and what financial help is available for homeowners having problems. Light refreshments will be provided. The event is free. Please RSVP to Christine O’Brien at (828) 476-4667, ext. 1 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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