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WORKSHOP: Septic Systems and Private Wells

FREE Septic System and Private Well Homeowner Education Class

Date: Tuesday, June 5th, 2018
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Location: Lake County Law Enforcement Center
                613 Third Avenue
                Two Harbors, MN 55616

Register Here***

This class will cover the basics of how septic systems function, well water testing, and how to help protect your well from contamination sources. It will also provide property owners information on chemicals of emerging concern (CEC), including pharmaceuticals, personal care products, and the potential impact on ground and surface water. Information on proper maintenance of both septic systems and private drinking water systems will be covered to help property owners protect their investments and the environment. A representative from Lake County and Lake County SWCD will be present to answer any questions you may have related to the local ordinance and related programs.

Sponsored by the UMN Onsite Sewage Treatment Program, the Minnesota Department of Health, Lake County, and Lake County Soil & Water Conservation District.

Contact Lake County SWCD with questions: 218-834-8370

 ***Personal septic system information will be compiled for those attendees who register before May 25th.


 The filing period for Board Supervisor is open between the dates of May 22nd to June 5th. Districts 1,2,3,and 4 are open for filing. You must live in the District to file for Supervisor. 


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Check out this amazing video for a look at how important it is to properly design and maintain culverts and other stream crossings for fish passage, not to mention the erosion control benefits this type of work provides.