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Chapter 7 - Water Supply and Sanitary Waste Disposal
        CHAPTER VII _ WATER SUPPLY AND SANITARY WASTE DISPOSAL



SECTION 1.  WATER SUPPLY

a)      Every proposed lot must be suitable for the installation of an adequate water supply consisting of a drilled well, artesian well or community water supply.  Where evidence before the Commission indicates that water supply may be questionable, it my require that the developer submit evidence as to the adequacy, quality and quantity of water supply which shall be certified by the Town Board of Health or its designated agent.

b)      If the use of a community water supply system is proposed, the subdivider shall submit a plan in compliance with the provisions of Appendix 3 of these Subdivision Regulations including evidence of approval by the State Department of Health and Town Board of Health or its designated agent.  [See also, Chapter III, Section 3(a)(ix)]

SECTION 2.  SANITARY WASTE DISPOSAL

a)      No individual lot septic system for sewage disposal shall be considered by the Commission until the land area in question has been approved by the Town Board of Health or its designated agent as suitable for said system.  Percolation tests, soil reports, duplicate field report, and Town Board of Health or its designated agent report must be submitted with the Subdivision Application.  Where evidence indicates special cause for concern, the Commission may require additional information in applications, including, but not limited to, permeability analysis and/or renovation analysis of bacteria, phosphates, or other pollutants.

b)      It is the responsibility of the subdivider to contact the Town Board of Health or its designated agent of the Town of Willington to prove that the lot area is adequate to permit the installation and operation of an individual sewage disposal system.  Such proof shall consist of the evidence submitted by the subdivider and the approval of the Town Board of Health or its designated agent of such evidence and after such tests as may be required.  The subdivider shall provide the necessary equipment and labor for the making of the tests.  When the Town Board of Health or its designated agent approval is given, subject to conditions, such conditions shall be noted on the record map.

c)      In subdivisions that will have on_site sewerage disposal, no development shall take place unless the land is brought up to minimum standard quality with regards to seepage and percolation tests in conformance with all Town Health requirements.  Minimum standard quality is to be defined as the quality of soil, displaying a seepage rate of not greater than thirty (30) minutes per inch in a standard seepage test as defined by the Public Health Code, State of Connecticut.  In cases where the percolation rate is between thirty (30) and sixty (60) minutes to the inch, septic system designed and certified by a Connecticut Registered Professional Engineer shall be required, and such design shall require the approval of the Town Board of Health or its designated agent.  Any lot where such a system is required shall be indicated on the subdivision plans.

d)      A minimum of one (1) deep observation hole and percolation test shall be performed in each primary, and in each reserve, septic system area indicated on the subdivision plans.