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The Westbrook Water Pollution Control Authority (WPCA) was established on June 21, 1981, and is governed by Connecticut General Statutes Chapter 103, Section 7-245.
All Westbrook properties are served by on-site sewage disposal systems. The WPCA has adopted a Sewer Avoidance Plan to manage and regulate on-site sewage disposal systems, and an ordinance was passed in 2006 to implement that plan through the oversight of the Westbrook Health Department.
One important requirements of the ordinance is that all septic systems in Westbrook must be pumped and inspected once every five years.
CHAPTER 18, CODE OF ORDINANCES
Servicing YOUR Septic System
Please service your septic system once every five years. If your tank is less than 1,000 gallons or you have a garbage disposal you may need to service your septic system more frequently.
To check the last time your septic system was serviced please visit www.septicsearch.com
INFORMATION FOR HOMEOWNERS ABOUT SEPTIC SYSTEMS
WATER TREATMENT WASTEWATER (WTW)
Discharges from water softeners may not be connected to your septic system. See below for more information.
IN-GROUND PASSIVE NITROGEN REDUCTION Systems
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