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03/20/19 5:08am
03/20/2019 5:08 AM

In September 2017, politicians and members of the media converged on the backyard of a Flanders resident who was the first recipient of a Suffolk County grant to replace an old failing cesspool with a new state-of-the-art system.

The county’s Septic Improvement Program awards grants of up to $11,000 to offset the expense of installing advanced new wastewater treatment systems to replace older cesspools and dramatically improve the quality of groundwater. READ

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06/29/18 5:46am
06/29/2018 5:46 AM

Last week, for the first time, the Southold Town Board required a waterfront building project to install an alternative on-site wastewater treatment system. 

It was one of two conditions the board set in granting approval for a coastal erosion hazard-area permit. The project in question involves demolition of an existing single-story waterfront beach cottage near Kenney’s Beach in Southold, and construction of a new one on a piling system. READ