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The New Milford Sewer Commission
WPCA

 

The New Milford Sewer Commission is an independent authority appointed by the Mayor with approval of the Town Council, to act as the Water Pollution Control Authority, in accordance with Sections 7-245 and 7-273a, inclusive, of the Connecticut General Statutes, as amended.  In accordance with the requirements of the Connecticut General Statutes, the Sewer Commission shall have authority, in the name and on behalf of the Town, to acquire, construct and operate a sewerage system or systems; to enter upon, take and hold by purchase, condemnation or otherwise the whole or any part of any real property or interest therein which it determines is necessary or desirable for use in connection with any sewerage system; to levy benefit assessments upon the lands and buildings in the Town which shall be especially benefited by any sewerage system or portion thereof and upon the owners of such land and buildings; to establish and revise rules and regulations for the supervision, management, control, operation and use of any sewerage system, including rules and regulations prohibiting or regulating the discharge into the sewerage system of any sewage or any stormwater runoff which, in the opinion of the Sewer Commission, will adversely affect the operation of the sewerage system; to establish and revise fair and reasonable charges for connection to and for the use of the sewerage system; and to enter into and fulfill contracts with any person or any other municipality for any lawful services.

New Milford Water Pollution Control Authority (WPCA) Sewer Use Regulations
Adopted November 22, 1983, last amended February 20, 2008, the Town of New Milford Water Pollution Control Authority Sewer Use Regulations provide the necessary requirements that must be met to connect to the public sewer provided by the Town of New Milford.

New Milford Streets and Roads Currently Serviced by the (WPCA)
Most of New Milford's industrial properties and a significant percentage of its commercial corridors are serviced by the current sewer system.  In addition, the Village Center and many of the surrounding neighborhoods are within the sewer district.