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Advanced onsite wastewater treatment

Suffolk lawmakers set to vote on requiring advanced septic systems for new construction

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New homes built in unsewered areas of Suffolk County next year will be required to have innovative nitrogen-reducing wastewater systems rather than traditional septic systems as of next July, if a proposed amendment to the Sanitary Code is approved by county legislators.

County announces grant and low-interest loan programs to help homeowners install advanced septic systems

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The grant-loan program aims to provide incentives for homeowners to upgrade from septic systems that pollute groundwater.
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