74:53:01:29. Percolation tests required prior to approval and installation of absorption system. The owner of the land on which a subsurface absorption system is to be constructed or installed shall ensure that a percolation test is conducted in accordance with § 74:53:01:30 before installation of any such system. Absorption systems shall not be constructed in soils rated as having severe or very severe limitations for subsurface wastewater disposal by the soil conservation service, U.S. department of agriculture, unless that limitation is not present as shown by field investigation or prior written approval is granted by the secretary.
Source: 12 SDR 2, effective July 18, 1985; 13 SDR 129, 13 SDR 141, effective July 1, 1987; transferred from § 74:03:01:66, July 1, 1996.
General Authority: SDCL 34A-2-93.
Law Implemented: SDCL 34A-2-20, 34A-2-21.
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