Resources

Water quality and treatment resources

At Septic Check, we want to help customers understand not only the “how” of our systems and services, but also the “why” behind everything we do — environmental stewardship that protects our resources now and into the future, while providing superior function that meets immediate water treatment needs. The following links represent resources that share our commitment and goals, or offer helpful education and information regarding water quality and related issues, that make a difference for all of us.

Educational links

University of Minnesota Water Resources Center

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) NOTE: THIS LINK IS NO LONGER VALID. PLEASE ADVISE. NEW LINK OR REMOVE IT?

Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) NOTE: THIS LINK IS NO LONGER VALID. PLEASE ADVISE. NEW LINK OR REMOVE IT?

Industry associations

Business associations


From the Blog...

Camp Luther Dell: Remer, MN

Overview: Camp Luther Dell is a Lutheran church camp located on Boy Lake.  The camp covers a large area so collection of wastewater was an issue.  The camp also has a kitchen and serves three meals per day.  The available space for drainfields is in an old growth forest. Solution: Collection lines were directional bored under […]

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Ruttgers Bay Lake Lodge: Deerwood, MN

Overview: Ruttgers Bay Lake Lodge was adding condominium units. In addition, the existing system needed updated collection and nitrogen reduction pretreatment. This final pretreatment – recirculating gravel filters – is located in the middle of a spectacular golf course. The 45,000 gallon per day engineered design was engineered by Landecker and Associates in Walker, MN. […]

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Wilderness Canoe Base: Grand Marais, MN

Overview: Wilderness Canoe Base is located near the end of the gunflint trail on Seagull Lake.  The camp is located on two separate islands with very difficult site conditions such as large boulders and bedrock with very hilly terrain.  Portions of this system are used in winter. Solution: Materials such as sand, rock, tanks, and […]

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Bowen Lodge: Deer River, MN

Overview: Bowen Lodge is a resort located on a large peninsula between Lake Winnibigoshish and Cut Foot Sioux Lake.  The scenery is amazing with an old growth forest around the resort.  The owner wanted to save that forest as much as possible, but still maximize the usable space of the resort.  The owner was also […]

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