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State Environmental Sewage and Septic Regulations - Georgia DIvision of Public Health - Free to Download Here!

Georgia Rules and Regulations
On-site Sewage Management Systems
Chapter 290-5-26

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Georgia Department of Human Resources
Division of Public Health
Environmental Health and Injury Control Branch
Environmental Services

Table of Contents
  1. 290-5-26-.01: Applicability
  2. 290-5-26-.02: Definitions
  3. 290-5-26-.03: General Provisions
  4. 290-5-26-.04: Sewers
  5. 290-5-26-.05: Septic Tanks
  6. 290-5-26-.06: Distribution Devices & Dosing Tanks
  7. 290-5-26-.07: Absorption Fields
  8. 290-5-26-.08: Privies
  9. 290-5-26-.09: Alternative On-site Sewage Management Systems
  10. 290-5-26-.10: Experimental On-site Sewage Management Systems
  11. 290-5-26-.11: Septage Removal & Disposal
  12. 290-5-26-.12: Grease Traps
  13. 290-5-26-.13: Sewage Flow
  14. 290-5-26-.14: Subdivision & Mobile Home Parks
  15. 290-5-26-.15: Subdivision, Mobile Home Park Water & Sewage
  16. 290-5-26-.16: Technical Review Committee
  17. 290-5-26-.17: Certification and Decertification of Septic Tank Contractors, Inspection Personnel, Pumpers, Soil Classifiers and Maintenance Personnel
  18. 290-5-26-.18: Maintenance and Operation
  19. 290-5-26-.19: Enforcement

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