Rules and Regulations for Sewage Sludge Management (Rhode Island)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Rhode Island

Name Rules and Regulations for Sewage Sludge Management (Rhode Island)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15


The purpose of these rules and regulations is to ensure that sewage sludge that is treated, land applied, disposed, distributed, stockpiled or transported in the State of Rhode Island is done so in a manner to protect public health and to avoid degradation of the environment. To achieve this purpose, these rules and regulations establish procedures governing the management of sludge. The regulations contain specific references to aerobic and anaerobic digestion processes.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Alicia Good
Department Department of Environmental Management
Division Office of Water Resources
Address 235 Promenade Street, Providence, RI, 02908

Phone 401-222-3961
Fax 401-222-3564

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1 R.I. Gen. Laws of 1956
Date Enacted 2011

Authority 2 ch. 46-12

Authority 3 42-17.1

Authority 4 23-18.9

Authority 5 23-19.1