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How Does Niwot Work - Part 20

Niwot Sanitation District

Series: How things get done in Niwot | Story 16

Water goes down the drain. In Niwot’s early days, homes had a septic system with a leach field to collect wastewater. While these systems worked well, they could lead to contamination of groundwater and drinking water.

Boulder County began requiring permits for septic systems and gradually imposed stricter regulations on wastewater systems, such as increased lot size requirements. As Niwot d...


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