In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Oregon Health Authority has issued these easy to follow guidelines to minimize the risk to you and your families.


The National Environmental Health Association provides this helpful report about what to do when your septic system faces a flooding event.


EMS’s Guide to domestic well and drinking water testing


Winter care tips to prevent your septic system from freezing, courtesy of the University of Minnesota’s Onsite Sewage Treatment Program.


DEQ provides this brief explanation of what an “ATT” wastewater treatment system is and what’s involved in owning one


Download our handy guidelines for keeping your onsite septic system healthy and happy!


Do you have a wetland on your property?  Use our helpful checklist to find out!


Learn how to protect your home with the Homeowners Guide to Landslides – Oregon & Washington


The Onsite Septic Financial Aid Program is a new opportunity for DEQ to issue grants to eligible partners to assist property owners and small businesses with old or failing septic systems.


Clackamas SWCD Residential Septic System Repair and Replacement Financial Aid Program Status and Information


Geoflow Wastewater Subsurface Dripfield (GWSD) – an EMS Primer on this exciting new technology!


This reprint of a brief fact sheet on Landscaping Near Septic Systems from the University of Minnesota has some good tips for Oregon & Washington homeowners too!


Choosing septic safe trees for your property!


How the ground itself can effect your property development plans: Check the soils before you buy (2015)


Clean Water Services provides this 261page planning & design manual to cover every facet of erosion and sediment control


It’s no substitute for an EMS site evaluation, but this 2016 Dept of Geology and Mineral Industries map shows landslide susceptibility across the whole state of Oregon.



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