Maintaining My On-Site Sewage Facility

Maintaining My On-Site Sewage Facility (OSSF) Adjacent to Lake Conroe

All OSSF permits issued by SJRA must comply with SJRA’s approved Order as follows:

Effective June 1, 2016, the inspection and maintenance of all OSSFs identified as Aerobic Treatment Units must be performed by a maintenance provider, licensed by the TCEQ, under a written contract between the property owner served by the OSSF and such TCEQ-licensed maintenance provider, with one exception.  If the OSSF serves a single family dwelling that is the primary residence of the property owner, the property owner may conduct the maintenance, provided.

  1. The property owner is a maintenance provider licensed by the TCEQ;
  2. The property owner holds a valid Class D or higher wastewater treatment license;
  3. The property owner has satisfactorily completed a TCEQ-approved Basic Maintenance Provider Course; or
  4. The property owner has satisfactorily completed the OSSF – Aerobic/Surface Application System Operation and Maintenance Course entitled – General Guidance for Monitoring Aerobic Treatment Units, Disinfection Units, and Spray Fields in Texas (B-6235) offered by the Agrilife Extension, Texas A&M System.

Homeowner Maintenance Contract
Homeowner Reporting and Testing Record

1577 Dam Site Road
Conroe, Texas 77304
936.588.3111

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SJRA receives no money from the state, nor does it collect any type of taxes. Income is primarily derived from the sale and distribution of water and treatment of wastewater. This revenue covers the cost of operation and maintenance as well as outstanding debt. Revenue bonds are sold to finance projects.


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