Region 1: EPA New England
"No Discharge Zones" in New England Waters
A "No Discharge Zone" is a designated body of water that prohibits the discharge of treated and untreated boat sewage. Federal Law prohibits the discharge of untreated sewage from vessels within all navigable waters of the U. S., which include territorial seas within three miles of shore. To check for "No Discharge Zones" in New England waters, choose a state below.
|Requirements and Regulations||Contacts:|
|Boats with Type I and Type II Marine Sanitation Devices may discharge treated effluent in coastal waters UNLESS they are in a "No Discharge Zone"... more »||For more information on "No Discharge Zones"
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