SEPTIC . WELL . WATER
Well & Septic System Permit
Permits are required for any new construction of a well or septic system or for the replacement of an existing well, septic tank or tile field. A permit is also required for any addition or enlargement of a septic system.
What is needed to complete an application?
Property code/property ID number
Present owner's name and mailing address
Applicant's name and mailing address
Sewage Disposal Construction Permits
Wastewater treatment is an important component of groundwater quality control. The sewage disposal program evaluates soil to determine its ability to properly treat wastewater before returning it to the groundwater. The program also issues a permit and monitors construction of the system.
Evaluate sites for on-site sewage disposal.
Provide home loan evaluations.
Issue permits for septic system construction and repair.
To learn more, check out How Septic Systems Work | US EPA
DEQ Water Sampling 101 - Thermal Preservation
This video will cover how to properly pack and ship a drinking water sample so that it can meet thermal preservation requirements. A disinfection byproducts sample is demonstrated in this video as an example, but these techniques can be applied to other drinking water samples requiring thermal preservation too. For more helpful tips for meeting compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act, please visit www.michigan.gov/drinkingwater.