Septic Systems Information

Most authorities say to have your septic system pumped out at least every three years. But that could vary quite a bit, depending on how many people your system needs to support, water usage habits and other factors.

 

For a comprehensive, well written "user manual" for septic systems, click here and you'll be taken to Pipeline, the National Environmental Services Center newsletter dedicated to wastewater issues in small communities. 

Pump-Out Rebates

Our Aquatic Tax District provides partial reimbursement for septic tank and holding tank pump-outs for those with riparian owners. After your system has been pumped out and the bill paid, send a copy of the bill to Craig Lawson, 19 Summit St, Norwich NY  13815.

 

The rebate is $150. Rebates are limited to one rebate per calendar year per property.

Electric/Gas/Compost Toilet Rebates

Our Aquatic Tax District provides partial reimbursement for the cost of an electric/gas/compost toilet unit. After your system has been installed, send a copy of the bill to Craig Lawson, 19 Summit St, Norwich NY  13815. The rebate covers the unit only, there is no reimbursements for labor.

 

The rebate is 30%. Rebates are limited to one rebate per calendar year per property.