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Sludge Quality Certification

Purpose
To demonstrate that sludge quality and variability meet strict environmental standards before land application can occur.

Applicability
Any wastewater facility can apply for sludge quality certification of their sludge solids.

Statute and Administrative Rules
RSA 485-A:4, XVI-b Water Pollution and Waste Disposal/Duties of Department
Env-Wq 800 Sludge Management

Fee
$1,000 per application. New Hampshire municipal wastewater facilities are exempt.

Processing Time
Typically two to four weeks after application is deemed complete.

Modification/Amendments
Not applicable.

Transferability
Permits are not transferable.

Term Renewal
Sludge Quality Certification ApplicationMicrosoft Word Symbol

Appeals
Any person aggrieved by a final decision can appeal the decision to the Water Council in accordance with Env_WC 200.

Status of Current Applications
Contact Ray Gordon at ray.gordon@des.nh.gov or (603) 271-3571.

More Information
Sludge Quality Certification Requirements Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol(Fact Sheet WD-WEB-12)

Contact Us
Contact Ray Gordon at ray.gordon@des.nh.gov or (603) 271-3571.

 

 

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