By now most of us have had our Septic Inspection, mandated by the Township of Minden Hills. Your inspecition would have provided an indication of what steps are required to address any anomalies in your septic system. We all need to bear in mind that whatever goes into our septic systems, will affect the water that flows underground into the lake. Education and prudence is key.
To learn more, click here to view the presentation from our 2022 AGM that explains how Septic Systems work. https://www.horseshoelake.ca/resources/Documents/HLPOA%202021%20AGM%20June%202022%20video%20Bill%20Muirhead%20septic%20system%20presentation.mp4.
Another great resource can be found on the FOCA website: https://foca.on.ca/septic-systems/
What can you do to help?Treat your Septic System with Respect. Share information with your family, guests and renters about best practices for a healthy Septic System. Click here for a 1 page PDF that outlines the Do’s and Don’ts below: https://www.horseshoelake.ca/resources/Documents/HLPOA%202021%20AGM%20-%20Septic%20do's%20and%20don'ts.pdf
DON’T put into your Septic System ie your drains and toilets
Don’t treat it as a ‘garbage bin’!