Wastewater Treatment

Division of Environmental Health staff review, inspect, educate and take enforcement actions as needed, design and provide approval of existing residential systems seeking modifications or corrections. Plan reviews are completed for new systems as well as enforcement of nuisance complaints regarding failing systems. Permits and approvals are provided in accordance with both New York State and Broome County Sanitary Codes. Environmental Health staff review and provide approval of all proposed wastewater disposal systems (10,000 gallons) for new construction or modifications to existing systems. Approval is issued in accordance with NYS Department of Environmental Conservation State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (SPDES) Permits and Standards for Waste Treatment Works.

Sewage Disposal Permit Application

ETU (Aerator) Application Form

Professional Engineers List for the Design of Sewage Systems

Application for Record Search - Individual Sewage Disposal System

Contractor Online Sewage System Construction Course

Sewage Pollution Right To Know (NYSDEC)

Septic Maintenance Guide

Contractors, Broome County Registered

Simple Septic Installation FAQ