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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Jennifer Johnson, PHSS Education and Outreach Specialist

Join a Free "Septic Sense" Workshop in September
Learn how to protect and prolong the life of your septic system

If your home has a septic system, then you know that a septic system failure can create a big mess that can cost even bigger money to fix. You can learn how to avoid the costly mess and keep your septic system in tip top shape at one of four Septic Sense workshops in September that are free to attend. Workshop attendees will also get a $10 discount on septic tank pumping.

Get expert advice and tips on topics like what can and can't go down the drain, when to have your septic system inspected and pumped, the telltale signs of septic system damage and failure, and tips on how you might be eligible for loans or grants for septic system repairs or replacement. The Septic Sense workshops have something for all septic system owners, from the first-time owner to those with years of experience.

To register for a Septic Sense workshop, call (360) 867-2673 or sign up online at www.co.thurston.wa.us/health. Space is limited, so register today.

  • FREE! Septic Sense Workshops:

    • Wednesday, Sept. 16, 7-9 p.m.
      ROOF Community Services
      10140 Highway 12 SW in Rochester, 98579

    • Thursday, Sept. 17, 7-9 p.m.
      Pellegrinos Event Center
      5757 Littlerock Road SW in Tumwater, 98512

    • Wednesday, Sept. 23, 7-9 p.m.
      South Bay Fire Station
      3506 Shincke Road NE in Olympia, 98506

    • Thursday, Sept. 24, 7-9 p.m.
      Thurston County Fairgrounds—Expo Center
      3054 Carpenter Road SE in Lacey, 98503

If you are unable to attend one of the September Septic Sense workshops but you have questions about your septic system, call the county's Septic Help Line at (360) 867-2669.

For more information about the Septic Sense workshops, contact Jennifer Johnson at JohnsoJ@co.thurston.wa.us or call (360) 867-2577.


County Commissioners:

Carolina Mejia
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3