Thurston County facilities are now open to the public with restrictions, including maintaining physical distancing of at least six feet at all times and, per the Washington State Secretary of Health’s face covering order wearing a cloth face covering or mask. If you come to county facilities, please be prepared for potentially long wait times or lines due to distancing guidelines. We continue to encourage residents to access county services online, by phone, by email, or through the use of drop boxes located outside of county buildings.
The availability of remote services vary by office and department.

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Eld Inlet - Septic Self-Inspection Certification Workshop Signup

Become certified to do your own septic system inspections!

Certification Qualifications:

  1. Have one of the following septic system types:
    • Conventional gravity
    • Pressure distribution

FREE One-day Workshop

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

Where:  Public Health Bldg, 412 Lilly Road NE   (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 or if you want to check if you are qualified, call 360-867-2645 or sign-up below.

NOTE: Space is limited. If you are registered for a class and are unable to attend, please contact us as soon as possible, so we can free up your space for others.