Environmental Health
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The Environmental Health Division offers many publications, workshops, and other information for septic system owners. Click on a title below to view the information, or call 360-867-2626 to request a flyer or brochure (Thurston County residents only, please).

Publications

System Types

Basic information about caring for a particular type of septic system.

Drainfield

System Maintenance

Other Helpful Information

Videos

Mr TP cartoon

Questions? 
For questions on septic system care in Thurston County, call the Septic Help Line at 360-867-2669 or email us.

Workshops

 Free Septic Sense Workshops

Currently we do not have any workshops scheduled.
Check back for updates.


Septic Sense workshops are informational only.
These workshops do not qualify Henderson Watershed Protection Area homeowners to do their own septic inspections
(see Henderson WPA Septic System Inspection Certification).


 Henderson and Nisqually Watershed Protection Area Septic System Inspection Certification

For Henderson and Nisqually Watershed Protection Area Homeowners only.

Become certified
to do your own septic system inspections!

Certification Qualifications:

  1. Own property in the Henderson or Nisqually Watershed Protection Area, and;
  2. Have one of the following septic system types: Conventional gravity, Pressure distribution, Mound, Glendon® Biofilter.

FREE One-day Workshop

When:   Friday or Saturday from 9 am - 2:30 pm (see online sign-up for dates)

Where:  Public Health Bldg, 412 Lilly Rd (near St. Peter's Hospital)

Bring your lunch, there will be a 30-minute break.

NOTE: Part of the class is outside, please dress accordingly.

Attendees will receive:
   Certification to inspect your septic system
   $10 off next septic tank pump-out
   $50 riser rebate(s)

To register:
   Call 360-867-2644 or online sign-up (space is limited) 

 
 
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Contacts
  • Septic Help Line
    360-867-2669
    (leave message)
  • General Questions
    360-867-2673
    Email
  • Henderson Watershed Protection Area O&M Questions
    360-867-2626
    Email
  • Permit Assistance Center
    360-786-5490
  • Failing Systems
    360-786-5490
  • Loan Program
    (failing systems only)
    360-867-2628
  • Brochures & Workshops
    360-867-2626
This page last updated: 05/28/14