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If you need to hire someone to inspect or repair your septic system, this guide will help you make informed decisions.
Whether you're building a new septic system or upgrading an existing one, there are Title 5 requirements that apply to new construction.
If you want to know whether you can use a particular additive in your septic system, check this list.
The requirements and steps to becoming an approved Title 5 System Inspector or Soil Evaluator in Massachusetts.
MassDEP must approve alternative septic systems for use in Massachusetts.
A detailed guide to inspecting a septic system.
Innovative technologies can help provide wastewater treatment for homes that can't use conventional treatment systems.
We know that innovative technologies deliver cost-effective environmental results. MassDEP encourages innovative technology development and use in the Commonwealth.
Septic systems (conventional septic systems, I/A technologies, and cesspools) also serve a variety of nonresidential groups such as beauty shops, drycleaners, hospitals, schools, restaurants, and funeral homes. These groups have specific issues that need to be addressed.
Questions to ask as you plan for a new septic system.