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Septic Systems

For questions regarding septic systems, please contact:

Zackary Faiola, Registered Environmental Health Specialist 

 (973) 962-7079

Handles the licensing of food establishments, water quality, public health nuisances, environmental pollution, occupational and institutional health as well as the inspection of repairs and new construction of sewage disposal systems. 

Did you know that as a homeowner, you are responsible for maintaining your septic system?  Maintaining your septic system protects your investment in your home.  You should periodically inspect your system and pump out your septic tank.

A Homeowner's Guide to Septic Systems  provides useful information to homeowners on the rules & regulations, dos and dont's, and maintaining your septic system.

Top 4 Things You Can Do to Protect Your Septic System

  1. Inspect and pump out your system every three years.
  2. Use water efficiently.
  3. Don't dispose of nonbiogradeable items or household hazardous waters in sinks or toilets.
  4. Care for your drainfield.


CLICK HERE to learn how to Care for Your Septic System from the Ringwood Health Department.  This information will help you care for your septic and keep it in the best condition.

CLICK HERE for Septic System Operation & Maintenance Checklist.

CLICK HERE for Septic Installation Guidance for Homeowners from the Ringwood Health Department.  This is a helpful guide to help homeowners through the process of having a septic installed.

CLICK HERE for the NJDEP Homeowner Septic Information Page


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Septic Installation Guide for Homeowners



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