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bridgeOnsite Wastewater Management Program

New - Amendments to the Standards for Individual Subsurface Sewage Disposal Systems (N.J.A.C. 7:9A) have been adopted and will appear in the April 2, 2012 New Jersey Register. The Onsite Wastewater Management Program has included some highlights on these amendments and information regarding upcoming training below.

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blue arrow Changes to NJAC 7:9A, Impacts to Realtors
blue arrow An Update Regarding Cesspools and Inspections for Real Property Transfers
blue arrow Updated Manufacturers Lists
blue arrow Rule Amendment Highlights
blue arrow Technical Manual for Applications for Treatment Works Approvals Under N.J.A.C. 7:9A
blue arrow Courtesy Copy of the N.J.A.C. 7:9A

The Onsite Wastewater Management Program maintains the regulations governing low volume residential and commercial onsite wastewater treatment systems, commonly called septic systems. These regulations, the Standards for Individual Subsurface Sewage Disposal Systems (N.J.A.C. 7:9A) contain requirements for the proper design, construction, and operation of systems to protect public health and the environment. This program is coodinated with, and implemented though, the local health departments. The program is committed to improving New Jersey’s water quality and protecting human health and the environment and both improving and promoting local septic management.

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arrow Homewners need to be aware about issues related to septic systems.
arrow How to obtain an Alternate Design Treatment Works Approvals for a residence.
arrow New technologies are being devoloped for onsite systems, resulting in higher treatment levels, greater reliability, and more flexibility than ever before. As a result, the program issues guidance to support advanced technology.
arrow Contact the DEP's Landuse Regulation Program for wetland and stream encroachment permitting.
arrow Professionals needing a septic sludge hauling license (A-901 license) need to contact>DEP's Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste.
arrow Learn about the Certification for 50-or-More Realty Improvement Developments.


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