Decentralized MOU Renewal

On November 9th, ASDWA joined EPA’s Office of Water and 16 partner organizations to recommit and expand a six-year-old Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) focused on improving the performance of decentralized wastewater treatment systems (e.g., septic systems).  The MOU recommits the signatories to efforts to encourage proper management of septic systems.  ASDWA believes that decentralized systems, when properly designed, sited, and maintained, can be an effective tool for protecting sources of drinking water.