Homeowner Resource Webinars

Wetlands 101:

Here is the recording of the Wetlands 101 Webinar featuring Rebecca Chalmers and Julie Follensbee, wetlands ecologists from the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation. This program originally aired on June 10, 2021:

Septic Systems for Current and Future Homeowners

Did you know? •  Roughly 85% of  Vermonters rely on an on-site waste system? •  Septic systems can have a significant impact on water quality •   Without appropriate maintenance, systems can fail, leading to expensive repair or replacement

Cristin Ashmanakas, Vermont Hydrogeologist & Sedimentologist, will present a 2-hour program covering: How septic systems work  The various kinds of systems installed in Vermont. The regulatory framework for on-site wastewater systems and potable water supplies. Permit and Approval issues that might occur when buying and selling property. Discuss potential septic issues at the time of sale. Learn how to access online resources for answers to site specific question and permit applications and to contact regional managers.

Originally aired June 3, 2021