Nitrogen Assessment & Cost Calculator

Carmody’s “Nitrogen Load & Reduction  Cost Calculator” will help you calculate the amount of nitrogen contamination generated from your existing septic systems, the household sewage being pumped-n-dumped throughout your community, and compare the performance and costs of the most common household wastewater nitrogen reduction strategies.


 Source: EPA, Florida Department of Health and Florida Department of Environmental Protection   

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A well designed and owner friendly Septic System Management Strategy is the most effective, affordable and realistic long-term solution to reduce nitrogen. A sound Management Strategy will reduce, limit and contain nitrogen from households using septic systems quickly and efficiently. There is simply no better way to reduce household nitrogen than taking better care of the systems we already have in the ground.  

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Understanding how to get the biggest bang from your nitrogen reduction dollar, is by knowing how a septic system performs after it has been installed on private. This is the key component in developing a long term and successful nitrogen reduction strategy. 

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Nitrogen performance of the septic systems studied after the installed and operation on private property, under the owner’s control and management.


 Source: EPA, Florida Department of Health and Florida Department of Environmental Protection