OOWA’s Communications and Onsite Technical Committees have produced “A Homeowner’s Guide to a Healthy Sewage (Septic) System.” This brochure details all the fundamentals you need to know to maintain and manage your onsite sewage system. Please download and print a copy. Be sure to share copies with your neighbours!
Here are some additional materials to help you understand and maintain your septic system:
- A Guide to Operating & Maintaining Your Septic (PDF)
- About Your House Wells & Septic (PDF)
- Getting to know your septic system (PDF)
Septic System Approval Process
It is critical that Ontario residents looking to install a Septic System understand the process. Learn about what you need, how to file, and how to find a Septic System contractor with our septic system approval process page.
Finding a Septic System Designer/Installer
Installing and servicing a Septic System may seem like an intimidating process, but with the help of professionals you can trust, there is nothing to be weary of. OOWA can help guide you toward finding the right professional or services.
How a Septic System Works
Want to know how a Septic System really works? Or what you can do to maintain your septic system to ensure its operation and longevity? OOWA can help to explain it all here!
Buying & Selling a Property
Learn about what you need to know when buying a property with a Septic System, and what you need to know when selling.