Subsurface Wastewater Team Policies

Policies

Replacement Subsurface Wastewater Disposal Systems on Offshore Islands

The Division of Environmental Health, Subsurface Wastewater Unit offers this document as guidance with respect to designing replacement subsurface wastewater disposal systems on offshore islands. In particular, this guidance is intended to address those situations in which an existing overboard discharge (OBD), licensed by the Maine Department of Environmental Protection, is being replaced by a subsurface system designed pursuant to the Subsurface Wastewater Disposal Rules, CMR 241 (the Rules).  Learn more. (pdf file)