Skip to Main navigation Skip to Left navigation Skip to Main content Skip to Footer

University of Minnesota Extension

Extension > Source - Fall 2007 > Close septic systems for winter the proper way

Print Icon Email Icon Share Icon

Close septic systems for winter the proper way

Winterize your seasonal cabin's septic system


For Minnesota cabin owners, knowing the proper way to close a septic system for the winter helps to ensure a more positive experience when opening your cabin the following spring!

Some tips from Extension's Septic System Owner's Guide:

Stop cutting grass in the area around Labor Day to help insulate.

  • © Regents of the University of Minnesota. All rights reserved.
  • The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Privacy