Time for a New Onsite System Additives Study?

It's been 15 years since the U.S. EPA did a comprehensive study on the impact of additives in septic tanks. A more recent study helps, but perhaps it's time for some fresh facts.

The debate of the efficacy of septic tank additives rages on. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s most recent study on chemical or biological additives in septic tanks was 15 years ago. The results? The EPA neither recommends nor prohibits the use of additives — of...

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