Time in Knox County:

2019 Summer Office Hours
Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri: 8:30 am - 4:30pm (mostly)
Wed: 9:00am - 2:30pm

* We try hard to be in the office between 8:30am and 4:30pm on Mon, Tue, Thu, & Fri, but please call ahead to be sure!

893 West St (Rt 90)
Rockport, ME 04856


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    Septic Systems - A Homeowners Course


    Spring 2020

    Coastal Rivers Conservation Trust

    3 Round Top Lane, Damariscotta

    Presenter: Dave Rocque, State Soil Scientist

    Co-sponsored by Knox-Lincoln SWCD & Coastal Rivers





    This course is designed to help homeowners understand their septic systems and will answer the following questions:

    • What is a septic system?
    • What types of systems are there?
    • What are the new technologies and how do they work?
    • How are septic systems designed?
    • What causes them to fail and what are the types of failures?
    • How do septic systems affect lake water quality?
    • Why is homeowner maintenance so important?