- Public Works & Utilities
- On-Site Wastewater Management
- Resident Information
Cesspools are considered to be a substandard and inadequate means of on-site wastewater treatment and must be replaced with an on-site wastewater system which conforms to current state and local standards within 12 months after the sale of a property or within 5 years of the date of the first Maintenance (baseline) Inspection, whichever comes first.
Community Septic System Loan Program
The Town of South Kingstown is offering a low interest loan program for the repair or replacement of on-site wastewater systems and cesspools.
Contact Information / Directions
Find directions to the on-site Wastewater Management Program Headquarters.
Frequently Asked Questions
Find answers to questions commonly asked of the On-Site Wastewater Management Program.
First Maintenance Inspection
Regular maintenance of your septic system will keep your system working efficiently and can prevent costly repairs.
Licensed Septic System Inspectors (PDF)
Download a list of Licensed Septic System Inspectors.
Procedure to Repair or Replace
Review the procedure to repair or replace a septic system in the Town.
The Public Services Department is charged with overseeing and enforcing the mandatory on-site wastewater management inspection program passed by the Town Council on October 15, 2001.
Wastewater Management Inspection Schedule (JPG)
Review a map of the Wastewater Management Inspection Schedule.