Allows for independent sludge treatment facilities to process sludge in an environmentally safe manner.
Any person who is processing sludge at any place in New Hampshire, excluding transport or incineration, who does not have a wastewater treatment plant permit or solid waste facility permit, needs a sludge facility permit.
Sludge Facility Permit Application
$500 for sludge composting facilities and $1,000 for all other facilities. Municipalities are exempt.
Typically four to six months after application is deemed complete.
Term is five years. Permits are renewed by submitting an updated Sludge Facility Permit Application, and the applicable fee, no later than 180 days prior to the permit expiration date.
Permit holders must submit a Sludge Permit Modification Applicationand obtain approval.
Permits may be transferred with prior approval by Wastewater Engineering Bureau, Residual Management Section according to Env-Wq 804.06.
Permitting a Sludge Facility in New Hampshire (Fact Sheet WD-WEB-16)
Wastewater Engineering Bureau, Residual Management Section or (603) 271-3908.
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