Educational Booklets, Fact Sheets and Studies
|Building with Well and Septic
|This booklet is intended for use by people planning to develop an existing lot to be served by private water well and sewage disposal systems.
|Ground Water and Wells in Baltimore County
|This booklet is intended to serve as a basic guide to the principals of hydrogeology as well as an overview of the regulations concerning well construction, yield testing, and water quality for Baltimore County.
|Radionuclides and Your Well Water: A Homeowner's Guide
|If you own and operate a domestic well in certain parts of Baltimore County, EPS recommends that you test your well for naturally occurring radiation. This booklet has been prepared to help answer your questions about testing and treating your domestic well water supply.
|Onsite Sewage Disposal Systems: A Guide to Maintenance
|This booklet is designed to provide homeowners with an understanding of how a septic system works and what steps can be taken to provide for maintenance of the system.
|This fact sheet provides a summary chart for residential onsite sewage disposal system design options for conventional deep trenches.
|This fact sheet provides an overview of how septic systems work, and how Baltimore County evaluates whether public sewerage should be extended for the protection of public health and the environment.
|This fact sheet provides the basic steps to be used for well disinfection.
|Well Yield Fact Sheet
|This fact sheet provides an explanation of some commonly asked questions about well yields.
|Yield Testing Methods
|This fact sheet provides the basic steps required to conduct a valid yield test in Baltimore County.
|Wet Weather Testing
|This fact sheet provides a list of soil types for which wet weather testing (February 1 to April 30) will be required before consideration for approval on a septic system in Baltimore County.
|Logistic Regression Analysis of Well Failures In Baltimore County
|This reports presents a statistical evaluation of the Baltimore County well water database regarding the sustainability of domestic water supply wells in crystalline bedrock aquifers from 1990 to 2005.
|Water and Sewer Service in Rural Baltimore County Maryland
|This 1999 study looks at various options of how Baltimore County can resolve existing areas of problem septic systems, and better manage individual septic systems in the future.