WATER MANAGEMENT AND PROTECTION
WATER POLLUTION AND WASTE DISPOSAL
485-A:5-b Municipal Responsibility.
I. Each municipality shall either provide, or assure access to, a department of environmental services approved septage facility or a department approved alternative option for its residents.
II. For the purposes of paragraph I, "provide, or assure access to" shall mean a written agreement with a recipient facility, or department approved alternative option, indicating that the recipient facility agrees to accept septage generated in that municipality. The municipality shall consider providing sufficient annual capacity equal to the number of households with septic multiplied by the average septic tank capacity of 1, 000 gallons divided by the average septage pumpout frequency of 5 years.
Source. 1990, 252:12. 1996, 228:108. 2005, 98:2, eff. Jan. 1, 2006.