TUTORIAL: Elevated Sandmounds

PASEO Training Tutorial #4  — Elevated Sandmounds 1.0    Introduction: In this tutorial we will examine: What is an Elevated Sandmound Why is an Elevated Sandmound Used The regulations that apply to Elevated Sandmounds The proper installation...

TUTORIAL: Conventional Gravity Distribution Seepage Beds

PASEO Training Tutorial #3 – Conventional Gravity Distribution Seepage Beds 1.0    Introduction: The quintessential on-lot sewage disposal system is a septic tank and a seepage bed in which gravity delivers the effluent.  They have been used...

TUTORIAL: Septic Tanks

PASEO Training Tutorial #2  — Septic Tanks 1.0    Introduction: A septic tank is one of two types of treatment tanks used to treat on-lot sewage in Pennsylvania.  While the other type of treatment tank (aerobic tank or aerobic treatment...
TUTORIAL: Building Sewers

TUTORIAL: Building Sewers

PASEO Training Tutorial #1  — Building Sewers 1.0   Introduction: The building sewer is an integral, yet often overlooked, component of a sewage disposal system.  An improperly constructed building sewer can result in clogging and sewage...
Understanding the Law

Understanding the Law

ACT 537 – AN OVERVIEW OF THE SEWAGE FACILITIES PROGRAM (Source: PA DEP) History of the Act 537 Program Domestic sewage and wastewater are treated and disposed of by various methods, ranging from large municipally-owned sewage treatment plants to community or...