Septic owners should be mindful that every septic system has a finite capacity.
If your system is stressed or overloaded beyond its capacity, you could end up with a messy, costly failure.
Self-isolation & shelter-in-place policies can stress septic systems – Are you spending more time at home and trying to keep the Coronavirus at bay? This can increase the load on your septic system. More food is being prepared at home. Many people are washing more dishes.
Site Alteration Information Sheet summary - What requires a permit and what does not..
Feb 12, 2020
The County of Haliburton has extensive natural areas, which support the economy, tourism and lifestyle. Innovative approaches to sustaining, protecting and rehabilitating these natural resources have been identified by Council. The sustainable use and development of the natural environment is a paramount objective for the County of Haliburton. Staff have been directed to create a by-law which protects all shoreline areas within the County, supported by each local municipal council, lake associations and private individuals.
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Jan 28, 2020
Dysart et al initiated a “level 4” septic re-inspection program which commenced January 2017. Area #1, which included Kennisis Lake and Little Kennisis Lake, was established as the trial area due to the organization and commitment of the local cottagers association and being the smallest of the 5 areas. Area #1’s trial ended December 2019. Staff have provided updates through regular reports to Council....
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