The Allenstown Sewer Department provides for the collection and treatment of septic wastewater from Allenstown and Pembroke. The facility also accepts septage trucked from all over New Hampshire by septage haulers. These haulers pay a fee, which helps greatly offset operating expenses.
The Sewer Department is managed by a three-member Sewer Commission, with each member serving a three-year term.
The Wastewater Treatment Facility, located at 35 Canal Street, is operated by Allenstown and daily operations are administered by a Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent. The sewer system serves primarily the downtown Allenstown area as well as homes and businesses along Route 3 in Pembroke.
Current Sewer Rates
The following rates and fees are in effect.
Sewer Connection Fee: $4126.42 (This is currently under review.)
Sewer rate: $7.57/1,000 gal.
Projects and Accomplishments
For information about Sewer Department projects and accomplishments, go to the Accomplishments page.
Sewer Department Tour
On a cold day in November 2016, the Allenstown Sewer Dept. gave some members of the Allenstown Budget Committee an informative tour of the facility.
June 2016 Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent attained NH Grade IV Collections Certification.
March 8, 2016 Carl Caporale re-elected as Sewer Commissioner.
Dec. 2015 Employee Matthew Caporale attained NH Grade 1 Wastewater Certification.
Nov. 2015 Two new employees hired.
Nov. 2015 Roxanna Chomas, with over 20 years wastewater treatment experience, hired as Assistant Superintendent.
Nov. 2015 Jeffrey Backman became Superintendent after Dana Clement retired.
March 10, 2015 Larry Anderson and Jeff McNamara elected as Sewer Commissioners.
March 11, 2014 Jeff McNamara re-elected as Sewer Commissioner.
March 12, 2013 Carl Caporale and Jeff McNamara elected as Sewer Commissioners.
May 18, 2012 Allenstown selectmen, on May 7, appointed Carl Caporale as Sewer Commissioner, to serve the remainder of Charles Martel's term.
Apr. 11, 2012 According to the April 9 Selectmen's agenda, sewer commissioner Charles Martel resigned soon after the election.
March 13, 2012 Election results made Larry Anderson the newest sewer commissioner, replacing long-time incumbent Jim Rodger.