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Septic System Replacement Program

Septic System Replacement Program 

Jefferson County is participating in the NYS Septic System Replacement Program. The purpose of this fund is to replace existing cesspools and septic systems that are having significant and quantifiable environmental and/or public health impacts to groundwater used for drinking water, or a threatened or impaired waterbody.

In Jefferson County, Priority Geographic Areas identified for this program include:  Moon Lake, Red Lake, Indian River, St. Lawrence River, and Guffin Bay.  

More detailed information is provided below.

Septic Replacement Program Grant Press Release - 8/19/2021 

Septic Repair and Replacement Program Outline 

Septic System Replacement Fund Program Summary

Septic System Replacement Grant Application