Wastewater system regs get approved

Saturday , August 18, 2012 - 12:19 AM

Staff

CLEARFIELD — The Davis County Health Board has adopted a regulation giving it the authority to oversee alternative wastewater systems.

Because of soil conditions and the high water table in some areas, there are a handful of homes that can’t be serviced by a traditional sewer system and underground septic tank systems are failing, Garrett said.

The regulation gives the board the authority to oversee alternative wastewater systems, such as septic tank lines that are buried in a mound above ground, he said.

“Of course the gold standard is to be hooked up to a sewer system,” Garrett said.

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