Septic System Design Regulations & Specifications
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This article series uses the New York State wastewater treatment standard for individual household septic systems (Appendix 75-A) to provide an example of state regulated design and installation of both conventional tank and leach field septic systems and alternative septic system designs, including raised septic systems, septic mound systems, intermittent sand filter septic systems, and evaportion-transpiration septic systems.

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Example Septic System Design Regulations & Design Specifications

APPENDIX 75-A to Public Health Law, 201(1)(1)
NEW YORK STATE
WASTEWATER TREATMENT STANDARDS - INDIVIDUAL HOUSEHOLD SEPTIC SYSTEMS

WASTEWATER TREATMENT DESIGN and REGULATION SECTION

See SEPTIC SYSTEM DESIGN BASICS for a description of the specifications and properties of most common septic systems such as tank and drainfield, soil & perc tests, septic tank pumping table, septic system treatment chemicals, and steep slope system designs.

See SEPTIC SYSTEM DESIGN ALTERNATIVES for a description of alternative septic system designers, products, and design specifications such as cesspools, disinfection systems, evaporation/transpiration, filters, fixed film gravelless, greywater, holding tanks, lagoons, media filters, mound septic designs, outhouses, peat filters, pressure dosing, raised beds, sequencing batch, steep slope, toilet alternatives, vegetated submerged beds, and wetland septic designs.

 

 

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