A New Hampshire lake during summer

Home, Structures, and Septic Systems

Living in a lake-friendly way goes beyond outdoor activities and landscaping. The way we live in and maintain our home plays an important role in keeping pollutants out of groundwater and out of the lake.

Rain on roof

sink

Emptying household septic tank

Dripline Infiltration Trench

Dripline Infiltration Trench: A stone-filled trench under the roof dripline to collect water from a roof, allowing it to soak into the ground (from Soak Up the Rain New Hampshire)

If you have existing issues with water entering your basement, a dripline infiltration trench may not be the right choice for your home. Consider reviewing Keeping your Home’s Feet Dry for additional guidance.

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