Septic Systems – A Homeowners Course on June 5, 2019  12:30 – 2:30 pm

Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) is co-sponsoring with the Megunticook Watershed Association to hold a homeowners course on septic systems.  The course will be held on June 5, 2019 from 12:30 – 2:30 PM at the Jean Picker Room of the Camden Public Library located on 55 Main Street, Camden.  The course is free; however, please register by contacting Knox-Lincoln SWCD at 596-2040 or

State Soil Scientist Dave Rocque will present on topics to help homeowners understand their septic systems. He will cover the basics of what a septic system is, new technologies, how the system is designed, what causes them to fail, and the importance of homeowner maintenance.  He will also cover how septic systems affect lake water quality.

During the morning of June 5th, Dave Rocque, also a licensed site evaluator, is available for area residential site visits to address specific septic concerns at no cost. If interested, please contact or call 596-2040.

Note: Dave is not a regulator, He is offering to provide advice to homeowners who may have questions about their septic systems or a possible replacement, at no cost or concern about regulatory implications. His interest is in educating people about septic systems, gravel roads, erosion or any other issue that may impact lake water quality. If you want Dave to come check out your system please contact me at and I’ll set it up.



Knox-Lincoln SWCD is an equal opportunity provider and employer.