Massachusetts Wastewater Regulations

Title 5 Factsheet

Most homes on Cape Cod--more than 85%--use septic systems to treat their wastewater.

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Homeowner FAQ

Learn more about how the Massachusetts regulation changes may impact you.

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2023 Title 5 Regulation Changes

Massachusetts recently made significant changes to it's septic system regulations. Find out more here.

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I/A Septic System Maintenance

Even if you have a "regular" septic system, proper use and maintenance can save you tens of thousands of dollars.

Contract Requirements

The Operation and Maintenance (O&M) requirements for I/A systems are often complicated, with various inspection and sampling events required at various intervals throughout the year

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I/A System Inspections

I/A systems require maintenance to run properly. Find out what I/A maintenance entails and why you have to do it.

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I/A System Sampling

Sampling and analysis of wastewater treatment system (WWTS) effluent is an important step in the verification of the proper functioning of the system.

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Frequently Asked Questions

If you have an I/A system installed or are looking to buy a property with an I/A, you'll want to check here to get some quick answers.

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