Suffolk County offered a tour Wednesday of local homes where advanced onsite wastewater have been installed.
It’s part of the county’s effort to encourage homeowners to update their septic systems to significantly reduce nitrogen output, which puts the health of ecosystems and humans at risk. READ
A Mattituck couple has been selected to have their septic system replaced with an advanced wastewater treatment system through Suffolk County’s Reclaim Our Water initiative.
Suffolk County officials will hold a town hall Monday night in Flanders for East End residents seeking more information on a proposed septic improvement program that would allow some homeowners to receive a grant toward replacing old wastewater systems with new technology.
Suffolk County created a pilot program to encourage homeowners to replace outdated septic systems or cesspools — an initiative that aims to reduce nitrogen pollution in the county. READ
As the Suffolk County health department prepares to release its new regulations on septic systems later this year, Southold engineers want to draft a report of their own in the meantime.