For many folks, moving to a rural area is a dream come true! Less noise pollution, more outdoor space, neighbours not so close you can touch their stucco from your bathroom window - and you can actually see the stars and the Northern Lights.
There are a few things that are very different from city life, and having a septic system is one of them. There is lots of information out there, including but certainly not limited to, the link below.
Caring for your septic system is an important part of the maintenance of your rural home. Repairs can be much more costly than a city dwelling, so be sure and gather all the information you can so you are well informed and know how to treat your system. The link below gives a few DO's and DON'T's for the basic care of your sytem to keep it running smoothly for years to come.