Concerns about septage on Sawchuck Road


ANCRAM— At the urging of neighbors, complaints about the spreading of septage, or waste pumped out of septic systems, by Flood’s Spraying and Sanitation Service on Sawchuk Road are under the review of the Ancram Town Board, the Ancram Conservation Advisory Council (CAC) and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC).

According to DEC Public Information Officer Ben DeLaMater, the DEC works closely with local farmers to issue land application permits to spread certain types of materials on their fields.

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