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September 10, 2015

Oct. 20 Workshop in Vaughn includes information, discounts and raffle

TACOMA, Wash. —
Key Peninsula residents can learn more about their septic systems at “Septic System Care Begins with You,” a free workshop on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 5:30-8 p.m., at Key Peninsula Civic Center in Vaughn.

At its third annual septic workshop, Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department will share septic system basics, troubleshooting tips and the importance of septic maintenance and legally required routine inspections. The Health Department also will offer up to $450 discounts on septic services for those who qualify, and customers can get copies of their system’s records and enter a raffle for free septic services.

“When people leave the event, they’ll understand about properly working septic systems and what role they play in maintaining the health of our beautiful marine environment,” said Gary Porter, program manager.

Workshop partners are all experts in the septic industry, including Washington On-Site Sewage Association, FloHawks, A Advanced Septic Services, Express Septic Service and Richard L. Wilkerson & Associates.

To attend

The Key Peninsula Civic Center is located at 17010 South Vaughn Road KPN in Vaughn. Reserve your spot at Light refreshments will be provided.

For more information

Questions? Contact Jihae Yi, health promotion coordinator, at or (253) 798-4754. Visit the Health Department page at for more information about the Septic System Program.

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