Water for North Texas
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City of Fort Worth- Water Utility Sanitary Sewer Overflow Reporting Procedure
For authorized field operators to use in reporting Sanitary Sewer Overflows (SSOs).
City of Grand Prairie- Liquid Waste; Generation; Transportation Ordinance
For municipalities regulating the transport of liquid waste.
City of Orlando- Lift Station Maintenance
For those maintaining sanitary sewer lift stations
City of Richardson- Department of Public Services Policy Handbook
For those looking for SOPs on main breaks.
EPA- Homeowner Septic System Checklist
For homeowners looking to maintain their septic system
EPA- Septic Systems Filter Types
For those maintaining septic systems
EPA- Septic Tank Soil Absorption Systems
For those seeking general facts on soil absorption systems
EPA- Wastewater Collection System Toolbox
For communities looking for "cost-effective, long-term approaches to managing their aging wastewater infrastructure".
EPA'S Guide for Capacity Management, Operation, and Maintenance (C-MOM) Self Assessment
For EPA/state inspectors and owners of private sewage systems
H-GAC- Flushing Out Onsite Sewage Facility Problems in the Houston-Galveston Region
To provide general information on Onsite Sewage Facilities (OSSFs)
Houston-Galveston Area Council- Pollution Prevention Fact Sheet: Septic System Controls
For entities looking to implement septic system source controls.
On-Site Sewage Facility Educational Social Media Toolkit
This toolkit was created by NCTCOG for outreach purposes and to educate the public on proper OSSF maintenance.
On-Site Sewage Facility Homeowner's Brochure - NCTCOG
To educate homeowners on the proper care and maintenance of on-site sewage facilities and why it is important.
TAMU-AgriLife OSSF Apprentice Registration
For any individual who represents a licensed Installer at a job site during the construction of an on-site sewage facility
Tarrant County- Non-Residential OSSF Application Packet
For those wishing to acquire a permit to install an on-site sewage facility in a non-residential location.
Tarrant County- Residential OSSF Permit Packet
For applicants seeking to acquire a permit for residential OSSF installation.
TCEQ Lift Stations and Force Mains General Construction Notes
For those construction lift station mains.
TCEQ- Model Order for OSSFs
For those interested in becoming a TCEQ authorized OSSF agent.
TCEQ- Model Ordinance for OSSFs
For those looking to establish TCEQ authorized OSSF agents in their municipal government
TCEQ- Sanitary Sewer Overflow Initiative Annual Progress report
For participants in the Sanitary Sewer Overflow (SSO) initiative.
TCEQ- Sanitary Sewer Overflow Initiative Notice of Intent to Participate
For those wishing to participate in a sanitary sewer overflow (SSO) initiative.
TCEQ- Subchapter D: Planning, Construction, and Installation Standards for OSSFs
Gives standards and criteria regarding On-Site Sewage Facility (OSSF) installation from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
TCEQ- Tier 1 (Small Projects) Checklist
For those installing and maintaining Tier 1 projects.
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension and Research- Septic Systems/OSSFs: A Nuisance or an Asset?
To provide general information on septic systems/OSSFs
Texas A&M AgriLife OSSF Basics, Frequently Asked Questions and Publications
This website provides information to the general public on how to best maintain an on-site sewage facility (OSSF) or septic system.