Wastewater Division Manager: Richard Feminella, P.E.
Email: DPW - Sewer
Location: Town Hall, Second Floor
Office Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Permitting Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
The Wastewater Division Manager, under direction of the Commissioner of Public Works, has charge of the construction, maintenance and repair of all sewers and sewerage systems, including the Grass Island Waste Water Treatment Plant and 28 pumping stations. Permits for sewer lines are issued from this office.
Sewer Improvement and Maintenance Projects
Sewer Extension Projects
Please Note: Homeowners have additional time to connect within these areas. New dates listed below:
- Millbrook Sewer Extension (connect by November 2004)
- North Mianus Sewer Extension (East portion connect by December 2006; West portion connect by November 2007)
- Contractor Information (pdf) - List of sewer connection contractors for your convenience.
- Homeowner's Guide to Grinder Pumps (pdf) - How to protect your pump and what to do in case of an emergency
Private Inflow Removal Program
Nitrogen Removal-Click Here to Learn More
American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC)
- ACEC Platinum Award – 2014 for the Grass Island WWTP Final Effluent, Return Activated and Waste Activated Sludge Pump Upgrades SEE LINK
- ACEC Silver Award – 2012 for the Grass Island WWTP Ultraviolet Disinfection Upgrade SEE LINK
NEWEA – Laboratory Analyst Excellence Award Recipient
- Mary Jersey, the Town of Greenwich Sewer Division’s Laboratory Supervisor at the Grass Island WWTP, was announced as the 2015 New England Water Environment Association (NEWEA) Laboratory Analyst Excellence Award Recipient. This is a distinct honor that deserves recognition. The Laboratory Analyst Excellence Award was established by the Water Environment Federation Board of Control in 1993 to recognize individuals for outstanding performance, professionalism and contributions to the water quality analysis profession. We are very proud of Mary Jersey’s accomplishment!
Monies Received for Sewer Division Efforts
- Since 2006, the Town has received over $690,000 in the CTDEEP Nitrogen Credit Program for removing more nitrogen than required by our permit.
- Received over $377,000 in a rebate from CL&P’s Energy Efficiency Fund for the Sewer Division’s installation of energy efficient blowers at the Grass Island WWTP. SEE LINK