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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, May 1, 2014
Jennifer Johnson, Education and Outreach Specialist (360) 867-2577

Septic System Care Begins With You
Attend a free workshop

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 and more as we go through our day-to-day routines. When septic systems are working properly, they treat our waste, unseen, 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.

Free septic workshops provide information on 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 are free and run from 7:00 - 9:00 pm. Register in advance and information specific to your system is provided at the workshop.

  • Wed. May 14 at Gordon's Grange, 308 East Yelm Ave.
  • Thurs. May 15 at McLane FS, 125 Delphi Rd. NW, Olympia
  • Wed. May 21 at Griffin FS, 3707 Steamboat Island Loop, NW, Olympia
  • Thurs. May 22 at Thurston County Courthouse, 2000 Lakeridge Dr. SW, (Building 1) Olympia


or by calling Thurston County Environmental Health at (360) 867-2673 TDD line is (360) 867-2603.



County Commissioners:

Carolina Mejia
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3