Public forum to examine how septic systems affect water quality
Clark County Clean Water Commission to host presentation Wednesday, April 4
Vancouver, WA – Three specialists will discuss septic systems and how to keep them from degrading surface and groundwater during a public presentation next week.
The Clark County Clean Water Commission will host the discussion during its next regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, in the sixth-floor training room of the Public Service Center, 1300 Franklin St.
A septic system not properly sited, designed, installed or maintained can cause water pollution and a health hazard.
Wednesday’s presentation will cover a number of topics, including how local agencies are trying to address failing septic systems.
Presenters will include:
• Steve Bacon, a professional engineer who serves as development planning engineer for Clark Regional Wastewater District.
• Sheryl Hale, a professional engineer who manages the City of Vancouver Sewer Connection Incentive Program.
• Aaron Henderson, environmental health program manager for Clark County Public Health.
To ensure adequate seating, anyone interested in attending is encouraged to contact Earl Rowell at (360) 397-2121 ext. 4580 or by email at: Earl.Rowell@clark.wa.gov.
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