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Approved Products


Permits for the installation of Septic Tanks, Advanced Treatment Systems, and Proprietary Drainfield Products will not be issued unless the tank or product has been reviewed and approved by NMED before installation in the State of New Mexico.  Drainfield Products do not include conventional pipe and gravel installations.  The Liquid Waste Program maintains lists of approved products.  Follow the links below to view the current lists of approved products.

Septic Tanks Approved

Septic Tanks by Manufacturer

Septic Tanks by Certification Number

Septic Tanks by Capacity


  • Approved ATS Products List is linked below.

  • Drainfield Products Approved

New Drainfield Products Sizing Fact Sheet (Effective August 1, 2017)

Tire chips are now approved by NMED for use in onsite wastewater system leachfields with design flows under 2000 gallons per day.  When manufactured to the Tire Chip Specification developed by the Liquid Waste Program, tire chips were found by the Wastewater Technical Advisory Committee to not pose a threat to groundwater.  Manufacturers must obtain a permit from the Solid Waste Bureau before manufacturing tire chips in New Mexico.

Click here for Advanced Treatment Systems: to receive the approved ATS products list.  If you have questions please e-mail Michael.Broussard@state.nm.us, or call (505)476-9125.

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