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Soil and Onsite Sewage

The Soil and Onsite Sewage Branch's main objective is to coordinate the onsite sewage program in the county health departments. The branch is one of three branches within the Community Environmental Protection (CEP) Division.

The Division of Community Environmental Protection (CEP) carries out programs to minimize the adverse effects of the disposal of sewage and high-strength sewage on human health and the environment by establishing and enforcing requirements for the design, permitting, installation, approval, and use of onsite sewage treatment and disposal systems.

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New Onsite Sewage System Repair Protocol

The Alabama Department of Public Health has implemented a protocol to verify that repairs to septic systems are completed properly. For more information, review the resources below:

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Page last updated: March 29, 2023