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Nearly half of global septic systems work inadequately; UF scientist urges safety in wake of climate change

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September 12, 2022

Nearly one-fourth of the world’s wastewater comes from residential septic systems, according to the United Nations. But only 48% of such systems adequately treat wastewater. The most common type of septic system includes the tank and a ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Climate Change, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Hurricane Season, Leach Field, Low-lying Areas, Mary Lusk, Pathogens, Public Health, Saturation, Septic System, Septic Tank, Soil Water And Ecosystem Sciences, Wastewater

2022 Private Well and Septic System Webinar Series


February 17, 2022

Interested in learning more about private wells and septic systems in Florida? The UF/IFAS Extension Central District Water Resources program is hosting a series of four webinars for Florida homeowners interested in learning more about your ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Drinking Water, Extension Education, Flooding, Household Water, Onsite Sewer Treatment And Disposal, Private Well, Septic System, Storms, Water RSA, Webinar, Yilin Zhuang

Private Well and Septic System Webinar Series


January 7, 2021

Happy New Year! Have you made resolutions to take better care of yourself? Don't forget to include well care and septic system care into your resolutions! Did you know... Approximately 12% of the Floridians rely on private wells for home ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Events, Food Safety, Home Management, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Drinking Water, Private Well, Septic System, UF IFAS Extension Water Agents, Water Protection, Water RSA, Webinar, Yilin Zhuang

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