Homeowner Resources

Online Presentations:


Learn About Your STS!

There are many different types of STS, and while they all treat wastewater, they may have very different maintenance requirements.  Below are fact sheets that have information about how each type of system works and the maintenance requirements necessary to keep the system functioning as long as possible.

Discharging Aerobic Treatment

Discharging Filterbed

Drip Distribution

Low Pressure Distribution

NPDES System

Pretreatment to Evapotranspiration Trench or Leaching Component

Sand Filter

Septic Tank to Leaching Component

Spray Irrigation

Peat Biofilter

Service Providers

Below is a list of service providers that are approved by the State of Ohio and registered in Summit County 

List of Registered Service Providers   NPDES Service Providers 

Looking for records for your STS or PWS? Fill out a records request online.


Questions about your system? Contact one of our inspectors.

More information about STS, maintenance, and current regulations can be found on the Ohio Department of Health website and the Ohio EPA website 

If you live in a home that has a sewage treatment system, please complete this brief survey through Summit & Soil Water Conservation District regarding your thoughts on routine maintenance.
(Click on image below to be taken to survey link.)