Stop Septic Pollution

 

 

Septic tanks are a form of on-site wastewater treatment. That is, if you have a septic tank, you are treating sewage in your backyard instead of sending it through the sewer system to be treated at a sewage treatment plant.

Septic tanks – even when working properly – do not function well in South Florida. Septic tanks are a threat to both public health and the environment. In particular, septic tanks contribute to nutrient pollution – a type of pollution that occurs when too many nutrients accumulate in our waterways, leaving the waterways vulnerable to algae blooms and fish kills.

 

 

 

 

 

Septic Pollution
Stop Septic Pollution
HomeMiami Waterkeeper is a South Florida Environmental Group that advocates for Swimmable, Drinkable, Fishable water for all. Working on sea rise, water pollution, coral reef protection, and water issue education.