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Updated: May 11, 2023

Homeowner Septic System Guide and Record Folder (EBR-0644)

This resource will help homeowners keep important septic system information in one location. In addition, important maintenance practices are described to help maintain effective treatment, reduce environmental and public health risks, and prolong the system's life, thereby saving money. Author: Andrew Lazur; Title: Homeowner Septic System Guide and Record Folder (EBR-2022-0644)
Updated: October 25, 2022

Top Things to Know About Septic Systems (EBR-64)

Septic systems are a common tool to treat household wastewater. However many homeowners are not familiar with their system, its maintenance, and the important value it provides. This publication provides several introductory aspects of septic systems to guide homeowners in appreciating their system and the importance of maintaining it. Author: Andy Lazur; Title: Top Things to Know About Septic Systems (EBR-64)
Updated: January 26, 2021

Putting Recycled Water to Work in Maryland Agriculture

Farmers need water to grow their crops. But what happens when the freshwater sources farmers rely on become stressed or unavailable? Learn about an innovative partnership between a farmer and a nearby wastewater treatment plant that uses water reuse to safely and efficiently grow crops on one Maryland farm.
Updated: January 6, 2021

Biomass Production Study of Hybrid Poplar Grown on Deep trenched Municipal Biosolids

Hybrid poplar trees 2-6 years old were grown on a gravel mine spoil in southern Maryland that had biosolids applied using deer row application. The trees were harvested and processed to determine their biomass on a dry weight basis. The data was analyzed and regression analysis was used to create equations that could predict biomass from tree diameter at breast height. The equations developed would allow less intensive data collection and growth assessment of other stands of poplars.