Wastewater Infrastructure

Notice for Downtown Area Sewer Abutters: 

We are encouraging properties in the Downtown Area to begin the process of hiring an engineer for sewer service connections as soon as possible. Please refer to the Town of Orleans website for the current notice: https://www.town.orleans.ma.us/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=55

Please visit the Sewer Service Connections webpage for resources and information for property owners located with the Downtown Area. See below for the Connection Schedule


See below the informational brochure that was shared as part of the 2022 Celebrate Our Waters Festival showcasing the on-going Orleans Wastewater Treatment Facility and Collection System projects: 

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Recent News: The Cape Cod and Islands Water Protection Fund Management Board voted on 4/14/21 to give Orleans a 25 percent grant for the Downtown Area Wastewater Project in the amount of $14,852,300.  Please note that this is the largest grant ever received by the Town and it is consistent with the financial plan that was developed over the last few years.

You can view the Cape Cod and Islands Water Protection Fund Notice of Subsidy (PDF). Please visit the Citizens Communications page to view current and previous construction and detour updates and previous communication to property owners in the project area.