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December 9, 2015

Medina Lake OSSF updated study by URS

In 2004 URS carried out a study for the Bexar Medina Atascosa Water District (BMA) in order to identify properties which were likely to have on-site sewage facilities (OSSFs). These properties, if built after 1997 would be required to comply with regulation governing the construction and maintenance of OSSFs in Texas. The study was commissioned following a rise in fecal coliform levels in Medina Lake and concern from BMA that OSSFs were a potential source of contamination of the lake.
November 25, 2015

Septic System Pollution Contributes to Disease Outbreaks

WEDNESDAY, 25 NOVEMBER 2015 13:18 More research and funding is needed to help understand the severity By Brett Walton Circle of Blue Drip by drip, septic systems, both faulty units […]
November 4, 2015

Ecosystems Are Dying as Long Island Contends With a Nitrogen Bomb

WEDNESDAY, 04 NOVEMBER 2015 05:00 Septic systems and nitrogen pollution are killing the island’s marine heritage By Brett Walton Circle of Blue Thousands of dead bunker fish and hundreds of […]
October 15, 2015

America’s Spreading Septic Threat

Thursday, 15 October 2015 05:00 Failing septic systems produce disease outbreaks, algae blooms, and ecosystem damage. By Brett Walton Circle of Blue There are 123 million households in the United […]