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The proper type and placement of a wastewater system is important for groundwater protection. There is an application that must be completed by the homeowner or contractor. If you are in a floodplain please check with the Reno County Flood Plain Manager, located in the public works section, at 620-694-2978.
Inquires or concerns maybe called into Environmental Health Staff at 620-694-2900.
A properly installed waste water system is critical to the protection of the groundwater and private wells. The following are handouts that explain the permit process for installing a waste water system:
Needing a new waste water system? Complete and submit a private waste water application. Your completed application may be submitted by:
Other forms and handouts needed for the wastewater permit process:
A lagoon might be an option for you to consider treating your waste water. A lagoon uses wind action; sun light treatment and maintaining appropriate water levels to achieve proper sewage treatment. Lagoons have specific construction criteria that must be met in order for the lagoon to work properly. The following is some information about lagoons: