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Some New Septic Systems Exceeding Expectations, Others Lagging Well Behind

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Some new I/A septic systems are far outperforming county minimum standards set when the systems were first approved, but other models are not meeting expectations.

Some new I/A septic systems are far outperforming county minimum standards set when the systems were first approved, but other models are not meeting expectations.

Some of the new I/A septic systems, like this one being installed in Amagansett, are proving to outperform the minimum standards of nitrogen reduction set by the county. But other systems have not met the expectations and their manufacturers are being forced to make retrofits to installed units to improve their performance.

Some of the new I/A septic systems, like this one being installed in Amagansett, are proving to outperform the minimum standards of nitrogen reduction set by the county. But other systems have not met the expectations and their manufacturers are being forced to make retrofits to installed units to improve their performance.

authorMichael Wright on Mar 30, 2022
The two most popular brands of the new “innovative alternative,” or I/A, septic systems being installed at homes throughout the East End to combat water quality degradation have proven to... more

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