ON-SITE WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT IN CONNECTICUT:
THE ROLE OF ADVANCED TREATMENT SYSTEMS
(ATS)

A GUIDE TO THE TECHNOLOGY, SCIENCE, LAW, AND POLICY OF ADVANCED TREATMENT SYSTEMS 

Made Possible by a Grant  From The Geoffrey C. Hughes Foundation

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

This work was written and/or reviewed by the ATS Ad Hoc Group, including Margaret Miner, Eric Annes, Sarah Gager, Helen Garten, Herbert Gram, Sally Harold, Richard Harris, David Potts, Catherine Rawson, Hugh Rawson, and Roger Reynolds.  Illustrations and web posting were by Tony Mitchell.  Diane Edwards and Suzi Arensberg provided invaluable editing.  We owe thanks to George Heufelder at the Barnstable County Health District and to Ozzie Inglese and Dennis Greci, at the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, for their assistance on the science and the law.

The project was managed by Rivers Alliance of Connecticut
7 West Street, POB 1797, Litchfield, CT 06759
www.riversalliance.org
860-361-9349

Copyright © October 3, 2011

Contents (click on chapter title to go to that chapter)

Chapter 1: ATS — Problem or Solution?  An Essay on an Unmentionable Subject

Chapter 2: On-Site Sewage Treatment:  Old-Fashioned and Newfangled

Chapter 3: ATS Performance

Chapter 4: Law and Order

Chapter 5: Options for Towns

ATS Glossary

Note:  In 2011 the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) became the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP).  We have used the new name throughout this publication.