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Old 10-29-2010, 03:37 PM   #1
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What is a public septic system versus a private septic system?

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Same as any public versus private object, like a road. A private road is owned by an individual or a corporation, a public road is owned by the town, city, village or other public entity. Exactly the same concept applies to a septic system, utility, building etc.

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Rather than a public sewage system where the waste water is treated and returned to a body of water like a river, it all empties into a septic system which, I imagine works similar to a private system but on a larger scale. There are probably some design differences due to the larger amounts of waste and water.
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