How often are the septic tanks and grease traps pumped?

Grease traps and septic tanks are pumped as needed - grease traps are pumped approximately annually, septic tanks are pumped approximately every five to ten years. The Village is responsible for the pumping and routine maintenance of the tanks. The homeowner should not put cleaning additives into their tank.

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1. What to do when sewer service panel alarm is activated?
2. How does my STEP System work?
3. As the owner/resident, what am I responsible for?
4. What's the Village of Red Hook responsible for?
5. Why must my tank riser lid/cover be visible?
6. Is my property tied into the Village sewer?
7. How often are the septic tanks and grease traps pumped?
8. What do I do if the power goes out?
9. How do I get connected to the Village sewer system?