Health Department

Health Department File Requests 

Health Department files have been moved to an offsite location. Copies of plans can be requested by calling the Board of Health office at 508-697-0903. Files will be retrieved on Tuesday and Thursday each week. Thank you for your cooperation.

Sharps Disposal

The Board of Health will take all sharps for residents of the Town of Bridgewater. Please bring the sharps to the Board of Health office in a red sharps container or a liquid laundry detergent bottle with a screw on cap.


Due to unanticipated buyouts of residential rubbish haulers there are three companies licensed for the Town of Bridgewater.  They are ABC Disposal 800-310-9111 (purchased by EL Harvey 508-995-0544) and Noonan Waste Services 800-922-8026 (purchased by Win Waste 866-946-9278) and Troupe Waste & Recycling 781-340-0030.  The Health Dept. will update additional info as it becomes available. Thank you for your patience.  


If you need a Transfer Station sticker or punch card they can be purchased at the Transfer Station.  Hours are Mon, Tues & Friday from 9-4, Sat 7-2 and Sun 8-12. If town offices are closed so is the Transfer Station.

Septic Systems & Title 5

The Health Department assesses a $20 fee for all Conditional Pass and Failed Title Inspection Reports.  There is no fee for a Title 5 Report that passes inspection.

Any Immediate requests for septic certificate of compliance issuance within (24-48 hours) a $40.00 fee will be charged.

Septic Installers

For a list of Town of Bridgewater authorized septic installers, read Bridgewater authorized septic installers