A Message from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency:

With little or no snow cover, Jack Frost may be nipping at your
septic system

It’s beginning to look a lot like potential problems for rural septic
systems this holiday season.

“It may not be such a happy new year for some households if we don’t get
snow cover before temperatures really start to drop,” Dan Olson, public
information officer with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA),
said.  “Snow helps to insulate septic systems and keep them from
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