Water Pollution Control

The Water Pollution Control Department is responsible for the maintenance and improvement of the town sewer systems, plant, and the compost facility.


Learn more about Bristol’s Compost Facility, yard waste collection, and pick up instruction.

Yard Waste Collection

Learn more about acceptable items, acceptable containers, unacceptable items, and unacceptable containers.

Industrial Pretreatment Program

Learn more about Bristol’s non-sanitary water discharge requirements for commercial/industrial businesses.

Septic Systems Records & Resources

Over 35% of homes and businesses in Rhode Island are served by on-site wastewater treatment (septic) systems. To help enhance customer service and streamline processes, RIDEM offers several tools and resources for septic system permitting information.

FAQs and Helpful Resources

Public Notices

Contact Us

Water Pollution Address: 2 Plant Avenue, Bristol, RI 02809
Hours of Operation: By Appointment
Phone: (401)-253-8877

Jose Dasilva

Water Pollution Control Superindendent