Vero Beach Utilities Commission to discuss proposed rules for septic tanks
VERO BEACH — The Vero Beach Utilities Commission is set to discuss a proposed septic tank ordinance that would require septic tanks be replaced to comply with modern standards. The current rules require a 24-inch separation from the bottom of the ...
Source of infection affects hospital mortality in septic shock patients in the ICU
EurekAlert (press release)
In ICU patients who have septic shock, the anatomic source of infection has a strong effect on the chances of survival, according to a new study from researchers in Canada. "Understanding the local infection source in patients with septic shock may ...
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New septic system rules will tax county health department
CUMBERLAND — New state laws on septic systems will require increased on-site work for Allegany County Health Department staff and could lead to an eventual increase in septic system inspection fees, department officials said last week. The new laws ...
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Urgency needed on problem septic systems, Washington County says
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Members of the County Board last week said they wanted to place more emphasis on addressing failing septic systems to protect groundwater from contamination. They also said various state and local agencies need to work together more aggressively to ...
Thousands of failed septic tanks across the state threaten Michigan's waters
Public health sanitarian Regina Young wasn't sure what her staff would encounter when the Barry-Eaton District Health Department clamped down on failed septic systems in 2007. mi-septic.jpg IT WENT WHERE?: More than 100,000 septic systems are ...