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For seasonal homeowners, closing septic system for winter may prolong its life

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For seasonal homeowners closing a septic system for the winter helps prevent the system from freezing, prolongs the life of the system and keeps it operating at a high level.


Doug Malchow, University of Minnesota Extension water resource management educator, has some tips to consider when preparing your cabin’s septic system for the winter months.

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