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Hubbard County septic system inspector Alan Winterberger inspects a failing system that will need to be replaced. Homeowners can use a low-interest loan program. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Septic loan program helps replace failing systems

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A low-interest loan program for Hubbard County residents to replace failing septic systems is underused, according to the Environmental Services Office.


Every year about "a dozen to a dozen and a half" people participate in the 3 percent interest program that helps homeowners replace noncompliant treatment systems, Environmental Services Officer Eric Buitenwerf said.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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