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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Jennifer Johnson, Education and Outreach Specialist, (360)867-2577, johnsoj@co.thurston.wa.us

Septic System Care Begins With You
Septic Workshops offered to county residents

OLYMPIA - Septic systems are the unseen heroes of our households. Septic systems treat sewage and all of the water that comes through the laundry, dishes, baths, toilets, and more as we go through our day-to-day routines. When septic systems are working properly, they treat our waste, unseen and un-smelled. When they stop working properly, sewage may surface in the bathtub, shower or even the backyard - what an unhealthy mess! Proper maintenance is the key to keep septic systems working properly.

To learn more, join Thurston County Environmental Health for an upcoming septic workshop. Learn how to prolong the life of your system, protect your investment, and keep drinking water and Puget Sound clean for our families' health and future generations.

Workshops will be offered:
  • Wednesday, September 21, at South Bay Grange
  • Thursday, September 22, at Lacey Community Center
  • Wednesday, September 28, at Rainier City Hall
  • Thursday, September 29, at Griffin Fire Department
Workshops are free and run from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Register online at: www.co.thurston.wa.us/health_fpforms/ehoss/ss_wrkshp.htm or by calling Thurston County Environmental Health at (360) 867-2674 TDD line is (360) 867-2603.



County Commissioners:

Carolina Mejia
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3