Public forum April 4 examines septic systems, water quality

Three specialists will discuss septic systems and how to keep them from degrading surface and groundwater. The Clark County Clean Water Commission will host the discussion during its next meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 4, in the sixth-floor training room of the Public Service Center, 1300 Franklin St. in Vancouver.

A septic system not properly sited, designed, installed or maintained can cause water pollution and a health hazard. Wednesday’s presentation will cover a number of topics, including how local agencies are trying to address failing septic systems. Presenters will include:

To ensure adequate seating, RSVP to Earl Rowell at 360-397-2121, ext. 4580, or earl.rowell@clark.wa.gov.