the contact information and complete the quiz if you want Skagit
County to have a record of you having taken the Septics 101
class. This record is necessary if you wish to apply for a Rebate
or wish to sign up for a Septics
must enter a vailid email address to receive your results.
1. Commercial septic system additives, yeast, cabbage, and
raw meat do not need to be added to the septic tank to help
it do the job of clarifying sewage.
systems need to be inspected in order to keep them working a
long time (30 years or more) and to assure that they are treating
septic tank is an aerobic environment (oxygen from air is abundant)
where most of the septic system treatment occurs.
drainfield needs to be an aerobic environment (oxygen from air
is present) in order for sewage to be treated fully by the biomat
at the bottom of the drainfield.
can home occupants do to help the septic system work well?
happens in the drainfield if the air supply is cut off by compacted
soil above it, paving the ground above it, or if it is flooded
is the primary purpose of the drainfield?
is the primary purpose of the septic tank?
will happen if the septic tank does not get pumped and fills
up too much with scum and sludge solids?
is it time to call a septic tank pumping company to have the
of the following is NOT a public health concern for septic systems?
is the Skagit County Public Health Department interested in
the design and operation of each septic system in the County?
Homeowners in Skagit County that have a conventional gravity
septic system need to have their system inspected every 36 months
in Skagit County that have a septic system with a pump (not
a conventional gravity septic system) need to have their system
inspected every 12 months or less.