Environmental Health: Septic Pumpers
Septic pumpers must be licensed before they begin operation. The state of Montana has regulations regarding where pumpers can dump septage.
With questions about becoming a septic pumper, contact Tom Barger, R.S., at 258-4993.
To review septic pumper regulations and training, view the DEQ website.
NEW Training for Septic Pumpers
These presentations have been used by the state to train septic pumpers. They have been published on the website to provide reference material for the regulated community. Click on the links below to view each presentation:
Microsoft Power Point Presentations
- How to select a land application site
- Land application site operation and maintenance
- Guidelines for disposal of sumps and grease
Important Dates to Remember
Licenses expire December 31. Septic Tank Pumper renewal applications must be received by the Department of Environmental Quality no later than January 31.
Licensees have until April 1, to renew their licenses without a late fee. After April 1 the late fee is an additional $125.00. After April 1 the Department may assess additional penalties for operators who are pumping without their licenses.
Mail the signed forms with the required fee of $300.00 to:
Montana Department of Environmental Quality
PO Box 200901
Helena MT 59620-0901
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