MV Septic Company Fined For Pumping Waste Back Into Resident's Tank

A Martha’s Vineyard septic waste removal service is being warned not to have a repeat of an incident earlier this month when it deposited waste back to a customer. 

Maciel and Sons of Vineyard Haven was fined $500 and had its license suspended for 15 days at an Edgartown Board of Health meeting this week. 

The incident a town residential property was apparently caused by a billing dispute. 

The town health agent called the action inappropriate and said the company violated a state law on waste disposal.

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