Barnstable County provides Innovative/Alternative compliance and tracking services.
I/A system performance with respect to total nitrogen removal for single family homes is now available online.
In order to provide information on innovative/alternative (I/A) septic systems to the public and to wastewater decision makers , the following pages offer a number of charts, tables and maps of dat...
I/A system owners have the responsibility of keeping their system operating correctly at all times in order to be in compliance with state and local regulations. Find out more about I/A systems here.
We have a standing offer to present updated I/A performance data to town Boards of Health. View past presentations here.
The Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center began in 1999 testing advanced onsite septic treatment technologies. MASSTC continues to conduct testing and allow for the research and development of products that remove the myriad of contaminants found in domestic wastewater. Its facility can accommodate over 20 concurrent tests, allowing companies to conduct research and development on their products or complete any number of standardized test protocols.
Financial help with a 5% interest rate betterment loan is now available through the Community Septic Management Loan Program.
Home owners can now comply with Title 5 regulations. Loans, repayable over 20 years, cover all costs directly associated with the septic system upgrade. Applications now being accepted from interested residents.