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Environmental Conservation Code (6NYCRR)
See NYSDEC's Rules and Regulations page for:

  • Part 601 Water Withdrawal Permit Program 
  • Part 617 State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR)
  • Part 650 Qualifications of Operators of Wastewater Treatment Plant

State Sanitary Code (10NYCRR)

Dutchess County Sanitary Code
Dutchess County Sanitary Code (.pdf)

Guides and Guidelines

Dutchess County - Design and Construction Standards (.pdf)
   (including Plan Submission Guide)

NYSDOH Acceptable Graveless Absorption Trench Products (.pdf)

DEC Intermediate Sized Sewerage Facilities from NYSDEC

Recommended Standards for Wastewater Facilities

Recommended Standards for Water Works