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Septic and Sanitary Sewage Waste Disposal Program

Approved waste haulers may dispose of residential septage, holding tank waste and semi-solid drying bed material at the Mill Creek Water Reclamation Facility.  Waste material accepted at the site is strictly regulated to comply with the Lake County Sewer Use Ordinance and with state and federal environmental standards.

IMPORTANT: To use this service, waste haulers must first obtain the appropriate Lake County Public Works discharge permit.  To apply, please review the documents below and contact Phil Speck or Austin McFarlane at 847.377.7500.

Permit for the Discharge of Residential Septage and Holding Tank Waste

Permit for the Discharge of Drying Bed Waste

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