Septic Division

COVID-19 Private Septic reminders

DoNotFlush Opens in new windowWhile staying at home due to the outbreak here are some tips on taking care of your septic system so that it doesn’t get clogged or overloaded:

  • Careful not to overload septic system with multiple laundry loads per day. Spread them out over the week
  • Do not flush: baby wipes, flushable wipes, diapers, Kleenex, paper towels, personal hygiene products, or cooking grease.
  • Limit garbage disposal

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Goodhue County Environmental Health enforces and regulates the location, design, installation, use, and maintenance of individual sewage treatment systems. If you are planning any building or reconstruction, check with your local city or township regarding permit requirements.

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