Septic Systems in Vermont

Septic system

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Discover how septic systems work and the various kinds of systems installed in Vermont. Understand the regulatory framework for on-site wastewater systems and potable water supplies. Learn how to identify permit and approval issues that might occur when buying and selling property. Become familiar with online resources for permit applications and answers to site-specific questions. Meet your regional engineer.

Eligible for 2 Vermont Real Estate License CE Credits

For more information, contact Linda Patterson at lspatter [at] uvm.edu or 802-734-2617.

Upcoming Online Course

Date: Wednesday, May 20, 2020 
Time: 10:00am to 12:00pm

Online: Registration required. For information about the course and registration, please email lspatter [at] uvm.edu (subject: Septic%20System%20course) (Linda Patterson).

This course describes how septic systems work, the various kinds of systems installed in Vermont, and the regulatory framework for on-site wastewater systems. Real estate professionals will discuss permit and approval issues at the point of sale, and learn how to access online resources for answers to site-specific questions, permit applications, and contacts for state specialists.