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    • On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems: Tablet Chlorination (Spanish) 

      Weaver, Richard; Lesikar, Bruce J.; Enciso, Juan (2006-01-30)
      Wastewater that is sprayed onto lawns must first be disinfected to prevent odors and remove disease-causing organisms. This publication explains how tablet chlorinators disinfect wastewater and gives tips on how to maintain them.
    • On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems: Aerobic Treatment Unit (Spanish) 

      Lesikar, Bruce J.; Enciso, Juan (2000-08-29)
      Aerobic units treat wastewater using the same process, only scaled down, as municipal wastewater treatment systems. This publication explains how aerobic units work, what their design requirements are, and how to maintain them.
    • On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems: Alternative Collection Systems 

      Lesikar, Bruce J. (2000-08-30)
      Rural Texas communities have new options for wastewater management infrastructure that are cost effective but still protect human health and environmental quality. Such communities now can combine different kinds of systems ...
    • On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems: Alternative Collection Systems (Spanish) 

      Lesikar, Bruce J.; Enciso, Juan (2002-04-22)
      Rural Texas communities have new options for wastewater management infrastructure that are cost effective but still protect human health and environmental quality. Such communities now can combine different kinds of systems ...
    • On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems: Constructed Wetland Media 

      Lesikar, Bruce J.; Weaver, Richard; Richter, Amanda; O'Neill, Courtney (2005-02-19)
      This publication explains the functions, characteristics, choices, configurations and maintenance needs for constructed wetland media in on-site wastewater treatment systems.
    • On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems: Constructed Wetlands (Spanish) 

      Lesikar, Bruce J.; Enciso, Juan (2002-04-18)
      A constructed wetland system for domestic wastewater treatment is designed to mimic the natural wetland treatment process of Mother Nature. This publication explains the treatment, design, operation and maintenance of ...
    • On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems: Conventional Septic Tank/Drain Field 

      Lesikar, Bruce J. (1999-09-06)
      Conventional septic systems have traditionally been the most commonly used technology for treating wastewater. This publication explains the advantages and disadvantages of conventional septic tank/drain fields, as well ...
    • On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems: Conventional Septic Tank/Drain Field (Spanish) 

      Lesikar, Bruce J. (1999-08-12)
      Conventional septic tanks have been the most commonly used technology for treating wastewater. This publication explains the advantages, disadvantages, maintenance steps and estimated costs of septic tank/drain field systems.
    • On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems: Evapotranspiration Bed 

      Lesikar, Bruce J. (1999-09-01)
      Evapotranspiration (ET) beds treat wastewater in the soil by evaporation and by transpiration from plants growing there. This publication explains the treatment, design, operation and maintenance of ET beds.
    • On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems: Evapotranspiration Bed (Spanish) 

      Lesikar, Bruce J.; Enciso, Juan (2002-04-18)
      Evapotranspiration (ET) beds treat wastewater in the soil by evaporation and by transpiration from plants growing there. This publication explains the treatment, design, operation and maintenance of ET beds.
    • On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems: Gravel-less Pipe 

      Lesikar, Bruce J. (2000-04-10)
      Gravel-less pipe systems distribute treated wastewater into the soil. This publication lists the advantages and disadvantages of gravel-less pipe systems, explains how to maintain them and gives estimates of costs.
    • On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems: Gravel-less Pipe (Spanish) 

      Lesikar, Bruce J.; Enciso, Juan (2000-10-13)
      Gravel-less pipe systems distribute treated wastewater into the soil. This publication lists the advantages and disadvantages of gravel-less pipe systems, explains how to maintain them and gives estimates of costs.
    • On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems: Graywater 

      Melton, Rebecca; Lesikar, Bruce J.; Smith, David; O'Neill, Courtney (2008-04-03)
      Reusing household water (graywater) to irrigate landscapes is becoming more popular. This publication explains how graywater collection and distribution systems work and what regulations pertain to their use. There are ...
    • On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems: Leaching Chambers 

      Lesikar, Bruce J. (2000-02-04)
      Leaching chambers distribute treated wastewater into the soil. This publication lists the advantages and disadvantages of leaching chamber systems, explains how to maintain them and gives estimates of costs.
    • On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems: Leaching Chambers (Spanish) 

      Lesikar, Bruce J.; Enciso, Juan (2000-10-13)
      Leaching chambers distribute treated wastewater into the soil. This publication lists the advantages and disadvantages of leaching chamber systems, explains how to maintain them and gives estimates of costs.
    • On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems: Low-Pressure Dosing System 

      Lesikar, Bruce J. (1999-09-06)
      A low-pressure dosing system treats wastewater and then pumps it into the soil several times daily. This publication explains the advantages and disadvantages of low-pressure dosing systems as well as estimated costs and ...
    • On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems: Low-Pressure Dosing System (Spanish) 

      Lesikar, Bruce J. (1999-08-12)
      A low-pressure dosing system treats wastewater and then pumps it into the soil several times daily. This publication explains the advantages, disadvantages, maintenance steps and estimated costs of low-pressure dosing systems.
    • On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems: Mound System 

      Lesikar, Bruce J. (2002-04-22)
      A mound system is a soil absorption system placed above the natural surface of the ground. The system distributes treated wastewater into the soil. This publication discusses the design and maintenance of mound systems.
    • On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems: Mound Systems (Spanish) 

      Lesikar, Bruce J. (2002-04-18)
      A mound system is a soil absorption system placed above the natural surface of the ground. The system distributes treated wastewater into the soil. This publication discusses the design and maintenance of mound systems.
    • On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems: Operation and Maintenance (Spanish) 

      Lesikar, Bruce J.; Enciso, Juan (2000-08-15)
      On-site wastewater treatment systems must be operated and maintained properly to prevent pollution and sewage backups. This publication explains the maintenance procedures for such treatment systems and suggests water ...