MG Governor proposes funding for septic tank upgrades


Governor Larry Hogan proposing legislation to help homeowners upgrade their septic systems. The Septic Stewardship Act of 2018 would provide targeted relief to homeowners with septic systems, allowing people to receive financial assistance to upgrade their septic tanks to reduce the amounts of nitrates and runoff seeping into local groundwater. Also in the legislation, Hogan proposing additional funding for agricultural crop cover programs. The governor saying clean water begins on the home and the farm, and with this legislation, the state could support citizens and its environment at the same time.