Penn State University Fact Sheets

Penn State University Fact Sheets

Septic & Sewage Disposal Fact Sheets Below is a list of Septic and Sewage Disposal Fact Sheets that are very informative regarding different areas in the industry. These documents are well researched and written by Professors of Penn State University and Industry...
System Inspections

System Inspections

Who conducts PSMA/NOF inspections? What “things” are inspected? PSMA/NOF trains and certifies individuals to perform onlot wastewater treatment system inspections using the PSMA/NOF Standards. The Standards have been described as the “Industry...
Hydraulic Load Tests

Hydraulic Load Tests

This article discusses these topics: What does a Hydraulic Load Test (HLT) “do”?Why do an HLT?What is a Hydraulic Load Test?What is an HLT testing?Will an HLT hurt my absorption area?How much water is used?What about precipitation?What about snow?What...
Understanding Your Treatment Tank

Understanding Your Treatment Tank

UNDERSTANDING is the Key to Proper Septic System Operation! If given the choice, few would choose to pay full price for a half-done job. This information will help you know how to buy a quality septic tank pump-out which will yield a complete job at a reasonable...
Watch a PSMA Inspection Now!

Watch a PSMA Inspection Now!

Watch this PSMA-produced video which explains the key aspects of a NOF/PSMA inspection. In fourteen and a half minutes you will get an understanding of the history of septic systems, how these systems are inspected, why inspections are so important for home buyers,...
Taking Care of Your Septic System – Dos & Don’ts

Taking Care of Your Septic System – Dos & Don’ts

TAKING CARE OF YOUR SEPTIC SYSTEM DO… + Identify the location of all components of your septic system should you need servicing during winter periods. A complete inspection can be performed by a PSMA Certified Septic inspector to locate and evaluate the present...