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.
Is your wastewater system malfunctioning and you need a repair permit issued? Please contact Environmental Services support staff at 919-856-7400 to start a repair request.
Wastewater permits can now be viewed online. View more information here.