On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems:Introduction
Small Scale Treatment Systems for Single Houses (PE < 10)
Conventional Septic Tanks discharging to groundwaters.
Secondary Treatment: Intermittent Filter Systems including constructedwetlands and Mechanical Aeration Systems discharging to groundwatervia polishing filters and more recently to surface waters in a limitednumber of cases.
Treatment Systems for Small Communities (PE 10 -500)
Secondary Treatment Systems discharging to surface waters in generalwith an increase in the numbers discharging to groundwater in the lastfew years.