This Water Quality section acts on septic system malfunction complaints and homeowner repair requests. They respond to all septic verifications for additions/modifications to properties that use septic systems to ensure no negative impact to the existing system operation and maintenance, the repair of area, and regulatory conformance.
If you own a septic system, the Septic System Owner's Guide answers typical questions about septic systems, pumping schedules and recommended maintenance schedules.
Wake County Homeowner Septic System Maintenance Guide contains additional septic system information.
Wake County GIS iMAPS Online Mapping Service
Wastewater permits can now be viewed online. Please see this page for more information.
Frequently Asked Questions
Contact Wastewater Management Staff