The Municipality of Dysart Et Al is looking at making septic tank inspections mandatory.

The Environment and Conservation Committee realizes replacing a building’s septic system could be as much as $20,000.

Reeve Murray Fearrey says distressed septic tanks can cause problems for everyone.

No bylaws have been drafted as of yet.

Reeve Murray Fearrey says there are options to help absorb the cost.

Fearrey says this is a health issue for the municipality.