Subsurface Sewage Disposal
Almost one-third of CT's population is served by subsurface sewage disposal (septic systems). Find almost everything you wanted to know about septic systems at the Dept. of Public Health's Environmental Engineering - Subsurface Sewage page
. Scroll down to see the DPH Code Advisory links; the HBRACT has two representatives on the DPH Code Advisory Committee.
See list of Approved Non-Concrete Septic Tanks.
See DPH 1-19-16 memo regarding March 2016 for Minimum Leaching System Spread training.
Updated Technical Standards become effective Jan. 1, 2015. See the DPH Circular Letter EHS #2014-48, with links to the Standards and list of Seminars in 2015.
Check with your land use or environmental counsel for any updates to laws and regulations.
The CT Developers Council planned a workshop for council members on advanced and alternative subsurface treatment systems for early 2014. Council members can request any materials that were made available at that workshop.