To ensure that septage which is land-applied for beneficial reuse will protect human health and the environment. The beneficial reuse of septage provides nutrients at rates that support agriculture, along with beneficial organic material and water.
Any person proposing to land apply septage must apply for a site permit.
Septage Site Permit Application
$100 for sites with five or fewer acres, $150 for those with greater than five but less than or equal to ten acres, and $300 for sites greater than ten acres in size. Municipalities are exempt.
Typically three to six months after the application is deemed complete, or a public hearing, if one is requested.
Term is ten years. Permits are renewed by submitting an updated Septage Site Permit Application, and the applicable fee, no later than 30 days prior to the permit expiration date.
Permit holders must submit a Septage Permit Modification Applicationand obtain approval.
Required transfer information, found in Env-Wq 1603.10, must be approved by the Wastewater Engineering Bureau, Residual Management Section
Status of Current Applications
Contact Alex Rastorguyeff at [email protected] or (603) 271-7888.
Permitting a Septage Site in New Hampshire (Fact Sheet WD-WEB-14)
Wastewater Engineering Bureau, Residual Management Section or (603) 271-3908.
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