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Septic tank system for on-site wastewater treatment survey

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The septic tank system for on-site wastewater treatment survey is part of a PhD project. This survey is stage one of the project; the second stage of the project will involve a small sample of septic tank sites where effluent and soils will be analysed. The survey contains an option for volunteering for the second stage.

If you have any questions about the survey please contact:

Samia Richards
The James Hutton Institute
Craigiebuckler
Aberdeen AB15 8QH
Tel: 01224 395385

Questions on occupancy in your home to indicate water volume entering the tank

How many people live in your home

How many bedrooms does your house have

Please indicate by volume or size the capacity of your septic tank.

How many months do you live here if not all year.

Please list as many as you use.

Please select all that apply. Use CTRL and click to select more than one option.

Please enter the relevant amount beside each type of measure.

Please list all that you use.

Please list all that you use.

Please select all that apply. Use CTRL and click to select more than one option.

Please enter the amount of scoops or capfuls used alongside each.

Please estimate how much bleach you use each week.

Questions on your septic system

Please give a short explanation of why your system was replaced.

If you do not know exactly how many times it has been emptied please provide an estimate.

Please give a short description of how the problem was solved.

Second stage of the study data: collection

Please fill out your full mailing address including postcode.

If you have a second phone number we could use please provide it here.

Please let us know a suitable time for phoning.

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