To provide a certification for filtrate and/or solids derived from septage treatment. Certification ensures that environmental standards are met to allow septage derived material to be land applied at agronomic rates. Land application sites receiving exceptional quality (EQ) septage solids or filtrate do not require a permit from DES.
Any septage facility can apply for EQ certification of their septage solids and filtrate.
$100 for each application, unless accompanied by a septage Innovative/Alternative (I/A) permit application. Municipalities are exempt.
Typically three to four months after application is deemed complete.
Term is five years. Certification is renewed by submitting an updated EQ (Exceptional Quality) Septage Certification Application with the appropriate fee.
Permit holders must submit a Septage Permit Modification Applicationand obtain approval.
Required transfer information, found in Env-Wq 1603.10, must be approved by the Wastewater Engineering Bureau, Residual Management Section.
Status of Current Applications
Contact Alex Rastorguyeff at [email protected] or (603) 271-7888.
Wastewater Engineering Bureau, Residual Management Section or (603) 271-3908.
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