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Winnipesaukee River Basin Program
WRBP Wastewater Discharge Permit

Purpose
To provide authorization to add or increase wastewater flow to the Winnipesaukee River Basin Program (WRBP) treatment facility in Franklin, N.H., or to construct additional sewers.

Applicability
Applies to: any extension of a collector or interceptor, whether public or private, regardless of flow; any wastewater connection or other discharge in excess of 5,000 gpd; or any sewage pumping station greater than 50 gpm or serving more than one building.

Statute and Administrative Rules
RSA 485-A:47 Water Pollution and Waste Disposal
Env-Wq 700 Standards of Design and Construction for Sewerage and Wastewater Treatment Facilities
Env-Wq 1200 Winnipesaukee River Basin Program

Application
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Fee
$75 application fee. Additional fees are required by DES (see RSA 485-A:4, IX-b and IX-c) These fees do not apply to municipalities, counties, state agencies or school districts.

Processing Time
Typically 15 business days once the application is deemed complete.

Term/Renewal
DES establishes the permit term.

Modification/Amendments
May be modified if approved by the Winnipesaukee River Basin Program in accordance with Env-Wq 700 Standards of Design and Construction for Sewerage and Wastewater Treatment Facilities

Transferability
May transfer ownership if notification is provided to the Winnipesaukee River Basin Program in accordance with Env-Wq 700 Standards of Design and Construction for Sewerage and Wastewater Treatment Facilities

Appeals
Any person aggrieved by a final decision may appeal the decision to the Water Council in accordance with Env-WC 200.

Status of Current Applications
Contact (603) 934-2809.

More Information
All applications must be approved by the community where the industry is located.

Contact Us
Winnipesaukee River Basin Program

 

 

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