Areas Covered

toiletColchester handles wastewater from:

  • Truro
  • Valley
  • Salmon River
  • Bible Hill
  • Hilden
  • Lower Truro
  • Truro Heights
  • a small area of Onslow

Sewage Collection System and Stormwater Drainage Network

The sewer maintenance crew are responsible for maintenance of the County's sewage collection system as well as road-side stormwater drainage network & catch basins on County Owned roads. The crew respond to calls regarding problems with sewer service laterals to household connections 24 hours of the day, 7 days of the week.

Sewer Backups

Hookup & Permit Info

You are required to have a permit issued for a sewer connection.

A sewer permit is $150, with a $50 refund after the completed inspection. *

*Note: if a service lateral is not already installed to the property line, an additional fee of $3,500 is required prior to the sewer permit being issued.