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Septage Haulers

Septage Hauler Information


To be able to haul residential or commercial septage (wastewater), a hauler must have their vehicles licensed and inspected on an annual basis.  The State of Michigan, Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), Water Surface Division handles the permitting of septage hauling.  Monroe County Health Department Environmental Health Division performs the annual inspections.  MDEQ provides a septage haulers directory.  You can also visit the MDEQ Septage page for additional information, rules and related information.

The contact information at MDEQ is:
Septage Program 
Drinking Water and Environmental Health Section
Water Bureau
Constitutional Hall
2nd Floor, North
P.O. Box 30273
Lansing, MI 48909-7773
(517) 335-1328

The following are forms for haulers and for commercial locations with pump and haul sewage systems:

Application to Haul Sewage or Land Apply
Pump Haul Reporting Form (pdf)