Infiltration & Inflow Inspections

Department of Public Works ShieldPlanned private property infiltration and inflow inspections to begin the week of April 18, 2022

The Town of Plainville and BETA, Inc. will be studying where groundwater and stormwater may be entering the sanitary sewer. As part of the study, we are requesting that representatives from the Town of Plainville and our consultants, AK MacKenzie, Inc. enter your home to investigate your home's sewer and drainage connections.

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Please note: Pursuant to the Town of Plainville Bylaws, Part II: General Legislation, Ch. 346, Section § 364-5: The owner of all houses, buildings or properties used for human occupancy, employment, recreation or other purposes, situated within the Town and abutting on any street, alley, easement or right-of-way in which there is now located or may in the future be located an "available" (as defined in Article I) public sewer of the Town, is hereby required at his expense to connect such sanitary facilities as exist or may exist directly with the proper public sewer in accordance with the provisions of this bylaw within five years after the date of acceptance of the sewer by the Town. Additionally, persons with failed cesspools or septic systems may be required to connect to the proper public sewer within a shorter time period, as determined reasonable by the Board. Any person failing to connect to the public sewer within the time limit herein shall be subject to a fine of not more than $200, as determined by the Board.