Septic tanks - who to contact
In most cases you should contact your local authority if you have a query or complaint about a septic tank.
The EPA does not investigate septic tanks, except for facilities that we licence.
Explore organisations and sites regulated by the EPA or find those near you on a map.
Report a septic tank
Contact your local authority to report a septic tank.
Register a septic tank
All septic tanks must be registered with Protect Our Water. Register a septic tank.
Apply for a grant for a septic tank
Contact your local authority to apply for septic tank grant.
Learn more about grants for septic tanks.
Learn more about septic tanks
Learn more about septic tanks and the septic tank code of practice.
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