Spring/Summer 2017 LakeLines

The Spring/Summer 2017 LakeLines edition has recently been mailed to all lakeshore property owners in Burnett County.  This issue has extensive information about zebra mussels and their control.  You can also find articles about revisions to Burnett County’s Shoreline Ordinance, the Northwest Lakes Conference, creating loon friendly lakes, and several odds and ends.

Care and Mainenance of Residential Septic Systems

University of Wisconsin-Extension Publication B3583

  • Diagram of residential septic system
  • How septic systems work
  • Maintenance and Pumping
  • Sludge and scum build-up
  • Non-degradable materials
  • Waste water volume
  • Bacteria
  • Additives
  • Drainfield
  • Warning signs