On-Site Sewage Disposal System Task Force Report
The On-Site Sewage Disposal System (OSDS) Task Force put a wrap on their intensive six month work with the submission of this report to the Bay Cabinet on September 10, 1999. Tom Miller, Upper Potomac Tributary Team Chair, who Chaired the OSDS Task Force, briefed Maryland’s Bay Cabinet on the recommendations included in the report. The OSDS Task Force focused on the policy changes that must occur in order to institutionalize nutrient reducing non-traditional OSDS technologies while not encouraging unwanted development.
The 66-page report includes recommendations for encouraging non-traditional or alternative nutrient reducing systems, designating areas of special concerns, establishing management districts, developing verification processes, supporting education needs, and utilizing shared and community systems.
OSDS Task Force Report,
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