Progress on Softener Backwash

National and state-level initiatives are working toward agreement in the debate over brine discharges to septic systems from household water treatment units.

If you live in the country and have a water softener, what should you do with the backwash water? Discharge it to your septic system? Pipe it into a separate trench?

For the time being, that's an open question, and NOWRA and at least one state regulatory agency are trying to...

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