Ohio State University Extension Bulletin

Mound System: Pressure Distribution of Wastewater

Bulletin 829


This bulletin is a follow-up to Bulletin 813, Mound Systems for Onsite Wastewater Treatment, and examines the dosing tank and distribution system that convey the septic tank effluent into the mound for treatment. The discussions on design and construction are intended to enable engineers, soil scientists, sanitarians, and installers to design, construct, and inspect pressure distribution systems for mounds.

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Keith L. Smith, Associate Vice President for Ag. Adm. and Director, OSU Extension.

TDD No. 800-589-8292 (Ohio only) or 614-292-6181



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