Ohio State University Extension Bulletin

Septage Management in Ohio

Bulletin 854


Safe, practical, and acceptable use and disposal of septage is the goal in septage management and is emphasized in this bulletin. This booklet guides pumpers and regulatory officials in developing a local septage management program, and addresses septage storage, alternative methods for handling septage, safely discharging septage into wastewater treatment plants, and Ohio septage disposal regulations.

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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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