Posted by Jeff Wahl on 8/23/2021 to Thoughts on Water
"Areas with >40 septic systems per square mile are areas at high risk of groundwater contamination"
Rural communities across the country consist of residences in close proximity to each other, commonly known as a “hamlet”. These “hamlet’s” often do not have municipal water and sewer services.
Water quality is often overlooked as assumptions are made for the distances from well to septic systems.